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“He ran all day and he used to be a midfielder so he was comfortable on the ball, he could defend, he was tough and he actually broke my nose in the quarter-finals against them.

“He had everything as a defender.”

Giggs and United famously got the better of the Argentinian and his Inter side in 1999, and both men were still stalwarts of their respective outfits a decade on, when the Reds once again vanquished the Nerazzurri on our way to a European Cup final.

Zanetti, though, got his hands on the trophy a year later at the ripe old age of 36, and, like Giggs, continued playing well into his 40s.

The pair managed to put the broken nose incident – caused by a stray elbow from Zanetti – behind them, getting together for a Twitter Q&A in 2014, the summer both men retired from professional football.

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