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Fulham's off the wall tribute to Jacko

March 16, 2011
By ESPNsoccernet staff
Fulham are to unveil a statue to the late Michael Jackson at Craven Cottage due to the legendary singer's friendship with chairman Mohamed Al Fayed.

Jackson, who died in June 2009, visited Craven Cottage in 1999 as a guest of Al Fayed and watched Fulham beat Wigan 2-0. The game was hardly a thriller but Jackson later said he "loved it".

Al Fayed commissioned the statue shortly after Jackson's death and had planned to place it outside Harrods in London, but the Fulham chairman ...

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