Van Persie could have killed me, Fergie jokes

Van Persie raced over to his manager after slotting home a penalty, his first goal in over 12 hours of football. Credit: PA

Sir Alex Ferguson on Robin van Persie's ebullient goal celebration in which he hugged the Manchester United manager:

"He nearly killed me! He forgets I'm 71.

"It was a great celebration as it brought the emotion of the players and the fans together. We really did celebrate that."

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