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Van Persie shocked by Fergie retirement

June 9, 2013
By ESPN staff
Robin van Persie has described the moment Sir Alex Ferguson told the Manchester United squad he was retiring and called it an "historical" moment.

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Van Persie joined United last summer and played a part in them reclaiming the Premier League title from Manchester City by scoring 26 goals in 35 games.

But he had no idea that success would lead Ferguson to step down after 27 years in charge. In an interview with the Sun the former Arsenal ...

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