Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Come on You Redzzzzzzz

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Come on You Redzzzzzzz

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AUNITED fan captured on camera struggling to stay awake during an FA Cup tie has become an overnight star.

The snoozy supporter shot to fame after he was filmed dozing off while watching the Reds' dreary match against Sheffield United on Saturday.

The mystery man was spotted dropping off in his seat as Louis van Gaal's team struggled to make it through to the next round of the FA Cup thanks to a last-minute Wayne Rooney penalty.

Footage of his less-thanenthusiastic response to the game was shot by Twitter user Irish Gaz, from Sale, who uploaded the hilarious footage Gaz, 40, said: "I couldn't believe it when I spotted him. It was actually my daughter who pointed him out to me. He kept falling asleep and leaning forwards into her seat, and so she told me he couldn't keep his eyes open.

"One minute he was wide awake and acting as if nothing had happened, and then the next second his eyes were going. …

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