English soccer champions Manchester United made a brief stop at Harvard University as part of their U.S. pre-season tour, during which they’ll face several Major League Soccer teams including the Massachusetts-based New England Revolution. Sir Alex Ferguson led the star-studded squad through Harvard Yard, stopping at the statue of John Harvard for a photograph. Wayne Rooney, Ryan Giggs, Park Ji-Sung and Rio Ferdinand were among the crowd.
Tuesday, July 12, 2011
1:49 run time
Video/Production - Ned Brown
Photography - Justin Ide
/ June 5, 2008
/ October 30, 2009
Members of Manchester United Football Club visited Harvard to conduct a soccer clinic with local youth from the Boston neighborhoods of Allston and Brighton, and to play tourist in Harvard Yard with Harvard President Drew Faust.
Carl Junot, the new head coach of men’s soccer, is excited about the Crimson’s season on the heels of the hotly watched FIFA World Cup.