Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gunner Owns Up to Hurling Pizza during THAT Infamous Tunnel Bust-Up

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Gunner Owns Up to Hurling Pizza during THAT Infamous Tunnel Bust-Up

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CESC Fabregas has finally owned up to being the guilty party in the infamous 'pizzagate' row between United and Arsenal.

But the Chelsea midfielder insists it was an accident that a slice hit Sir Alex Ferguson in the face.

United and Arsenal were involved in a legendary tunnel bust-up at Old Trafford in 2003.

Ferguson's side had just ended Arsene Wenger's 'Invincibles' unbeaten run in an ill-tempered 2-0 win.

It led to a mass row in the tunnel, involving players and both managers.

Ferguson was famously hit in the face by a flying slice of pizza - thrown by an unnamed Arsenal player.

But admitting guilt for the first time, Fabregas said: "All of a sudden, I heard noises and I thought what's happening? "So, I go out with my slice of pizza and I saw Sol Campbell, Rio Ferdinand, Martin Keown - everyone pushing each other. …

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