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Footy-mad three-year-old girl lists all Manchester United players and sings Zlatan Ibrahimovic song

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An adorable three-year-old girl has won the hearts of football fans everywhere after a video of her reciting the Manchester United squad went viral.

Not only did young Nyah Rose Lee perfectly pronounce the names of the players, she also sang a family friendly version of United fans' Zlatan Ibrahimovic song word-for-word.

Her dad James, a life-long Red, posted the footage of his daughter’s impressive football knowledge on social media, where it was even shared by Nyah’s favourite player - Juan Mata.

Nyah and her dad James are big United fans Credit: MEN Syndication

James, who grew up in Worsley, Greater Manchester, before moving to Leeds, West Yorkshire, said Nyah has too been a Red since the day she was born, and often sits with him to watch the match. James, 41, said: “She hasn’t got the longest attention span, but when we score she jumps round the house.

“She knows all the players – her favourite is Juan Mata, she even knows his shirt number.

“When I told her he replied to our video she jumped up and down with excitement, and then went back to playing with her dolls.

“She’s completely oblivious to the fact that she’s an internet star with millions of views.

“We’ve had messages from people across the world, it’s been mental, my phone hasn’t stopped ringing.”

On the video, Nyah lists almost a dozen of her team’s players, as well as manager Jose Mourinho.

When her dad asks her who plays in goal she replies, ‘David de Gea’, and when quizzed on ‘the one with the funny hair’ she responds ‘Fellaini’.

Nyah is even up to date on Pogba’s injuries, and can do what many will struggle to do – pronounce Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Young Nyah Credit: MEN Syndication

James said he had been dressing his daughter in United kits, bibs and dummies, since birth, and that she had only just started talking when she learned the ‘ooh ahh Cantona’ chant. James said: “It was 7.30am on a Saturday morning when she did it.

“I’d only been sending it to a friend who does the United We Stand magazine for a podcast and it went crazy.

“We’ve changed some of the words to the Zlatan Ibrahimovic song, but her pronunciation is incredible, especially with some of those names.

“People have been surprised by how well she can do it, she’s only three-and-a-half.”