Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Current Crop of United Stars Create Munich Film

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Current Crop of United Stars Create Munich Film

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THREE United first-team players have participated in a new short film to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Munich air disaster.

Ander Herrera, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard linked up with the Manchester United Foundation, the charity arm of the club which was set up in 2007 as a legacy to the Busby Babes, for the project.

The players were joined by young people to recite a poignant poem, which was interspersed with emotive imagery of the Busby Babes and newspaper clippings from the tragic event.

The poem concludes with footage of a huge 'We'll Never Die' banner being held aloft by fans in the Stretford End at Old Trafford.

The message is that the Busby Babes - United's brilliant side of the 1950s, of which eight members were killed in the disaster - will 'never die' in the hearts and minds of the club and fans. …

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