If the Islamic revolution had not happened in Iran at the end of the 1970s, Nasser Hejazi would have joined Manchester United. Perhaps the Iranian would have been the goalkeeper the team needed in the early '80s to win titles instead of cups. Had that been the case, perhaps Alex Ferguson would never have been needed at Old Trafford and would have instead gone to Liverpool or London. On the other hand, maybe then Hejazi would never have stayed home to become a successful manager and a prominent and ...
"I was sorry to hear that you have not been feeling too well. I just thought I would drop you a line on behalf of the players and staff, as I wanted you to know that we are all thinking about you. On a personal note, I would like to thank you for your loyal support and devotion to the club over the years, which is very much appreciated."
Nasser Hejazi's reply
"Dear Sir Alex Ferguson,
Something has always puzzled me all my life. Why is it that when I am in special need of help, the kind gesture usually comes from unexpected corners? I received your letter expressing kindness in a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. Being in your thoughts and prayers comforts me and keeps me going. I thank you from the bottom of my heart, the heart that has no bottom. For the concern you have shown, I have no other words but to say thank you very much."