Manchester United Such As The Beatles. Manchester United's veteran defender, Rio Ferdinand, reminiscent of popularity to be received Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell while attending a pre-season tour with Manchester United. According to Ferdinand, Kagawa and Powell will feel like a legendary band, The Beatles.
Currently the richest club in the Forbes world is undergoing pre-season tour in South Africa. United's new recruits, Shinji Kagawa and Nick Powell participated in the group United for Nelson Mandela's country. After South Africa, the club was nicknamed the Red Devils against the Chinese as part of a series of pre-season tour.
Manchester United went to South Africa without some players who just play in European Cup and will play in the Olympics. This is certainly a chance for Kagawa and Powell to shine and show the appropriateness of Sir Alex Ferguson to bring them from Borussia Dortmund and Crewe.
Rio Ferdinand will be served as a captain during the pre-season tour that also share her experiences as a new player to the United Kagawa and Powell. According to West Ham United's dropout, Kagawa and Powell will feel the popularity of Manchester United in the world. Ex-England captain was even equated with the popularity of Manchester United's legendary band, The Beatles.
"When I signed (the contract with Manchester United), you would think, 'how could this big?,' But that's what this club and fun to be part of this club," Ferdinand said as quoted by the Daily Mail.
"I remember when I talked to Nicky Butt how popular United in Malaysia. When we went there, it was like the Beatles came, "said the former Leeds United manager.
According to the world's most expensive defender in the 2002's, the impact of the popularity of Manchester United in the world, especially in Asia to make United harder to leave the hotel personnel at leisure. The reason, the fans are always waiting for their appearance.
"Because United is crazy in Asia, you can not leave the hotel in my spare time because there are a lot of fans there. You need the help of security personnel to go outside, "said the man who idolized Mike Tyson's.