No doubt, Alex Ferguson is one of the iconic figures of Manchester United. He has managed to win almost everything for the club during his twenty-seven-year-long career as the manager. In the year 2007-08, he also won the Champions League. However, only recently, he revealed a big regret which keeps on worrying him till now.
He went out and about it and said that his regret is that in the final of 2007-08, he had left out Park Ji-Sung from the game. As per the reports, Sir Alex Ferguson said that everything went perfectly in the game. He was bothered about the selection and finally, he decided to keep away the South Korean from the pitch. In the interview, he said that it was great to win the European Cup. The game involved a bunch of players who shared great attitude amongst themselves.
According to him, it was a good and strong squad but he had left out Park completely. Furthermore, he added that Park had played such a significant role and that becomes a problem when the team moves on to the final. He believes that no deserves being left out in the final game.
The most significant game was played in between Chelsea and Manchester United on 2008’s 21st May at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium. Also, this was the first time that two England teams had been contesting in the finals of Champions League. Man United won it on penalties after it concluded in a draw.
Cristiano Ronaldo offered them with a lead in the 26th minute but Lampard equalized it in half-time. Ronaldo missed a chance in the penalties and this gave Chelsea the opportunity to win. However, Nicolas Anelka and John Terry wasted the chance they hand to hand over the cup to the Red Devils.