Ruud has retired

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    Unam333 Full Member

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    One of the most prolific strikers I've ever witnessed. Thank you Ruud. :)

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    Randall Flagg Worst of the best

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    What about Phil?
    goal machine.

    I felt man love for him during his time with Utd
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    thegregster Harbinger of new information

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    Marcosdeto Moderator

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    a true manchester united legend
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    Ruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuud!
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    Great player. One of the best goalscorers of his generation.
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    Carl has permanently erect nipples

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    He was so unfortunate to be a part of one of Fergie's worst teams. His performances and goals for us should have earned him many more medals.
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    Starkie_1 Full Member

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    Loved Ruud as much as everyone else, fantastic striker that near on carried the side for almost half a decade. But he isn't a legend.
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    Dobba Full Member

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    Almost single-handedly responsible for my favourite away day ever.

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    Cina Warrior Princess

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    One of the best strikers of the last decade.
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    Starkie_1 Full Member

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    It's a shame he won't get a chance in the CL next year, mad that he hasn't won it. Or ever really come that close.
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    Always loved him...even at the end. He deserved to be in a more successful team at united. Often carried us through games with his amazing goals. Would love to see someone like him again at Old Trafford
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    Duffy Fifty Ways of Failed

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    Class! Ruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuud!
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    Raven Blade Dull

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    He was absolutely lethal. Rarely have I seen a striker, in my short history watching United, who was virtually guaranteed to score goals. He deserved more success in his time here but his contribution will never be forgotten.

    Thanks for the memories!
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    elmo Can never have too many Eevees

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    One of my favourite players ever, you just know he's going to score at least one goal every game.
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    Gambit Desperately wants to be a Muppet

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    Fantastic player. Don't think I've seen such a lethal finisher. Him and Beckham were born to play together.
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    prateik City Fan

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    Loved him. The best united striker I have seen.
    Legend.
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    omardalvi Full Member

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    A legend. One of my favourite players, and a brilliant striker.
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    One of SAF's best signings since the turn of the century. He should get him on the coaching team.
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    He was amazing. Too bad he had a fall out with SAF would have loved him to be with us a few years longer.

    Goodbye Ruuuuuuud.
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    KiD MoYeS Good Craig got his c'nuppins

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    Goal machine.

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    ruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuud :devil:
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    Cina Warrior Princess

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    The definition of poacher :D
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    Great player-what a goal poacher.
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    Great player. Will always be remembered
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    Brilliant player. He was so potent it was unbelievable. Even during a time where we weren't so dominant you could always feel like we could win an important game or score a crucial goal because of him. Thanks for the memories.
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    Great player and goalscorer.
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    Cold_Boy Banned

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    My most favorite United player when he was here.

    Legend in my books!
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    rcoobc Not as crap as eferyone thinks

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    Ridiculous player. I actually hope he comes out of retirement although I trust his last season wasn't the best in terms of playing time.

    Ridiculous player. Even the Arsenal fans grew to love him I think. Love to hate him anyway.
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    stubie Full Member

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    The greatest United striker in my lifetime

    All the best Ruud
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    golden_blunder mijn naam is Golden Blunder en ik hou van team LVG

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    thats a bit wishy-washy considering one of his goals (i think against Fulham), he started and finished himself by running through the full defence from the half way line

    Hate the way his time at United ended, but dont think i've ever seen a better finisher
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    Guy Incognito Full Member

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    This. His first season was sensational.
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    SharkyMcShark Horrified

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    He was my favourite player when I first really got into football
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    The best striker I've seen in my time of supporting this club. I just wished none of that nonsense went on, and he could have stayed here his whole career and been a real legend for us.

    Thanks Ruud, and all the best.
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    Man Utd Mrs We all love our MUM

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    Love Ruud.
    Thanks for the memories. :)



    "It was a fantastic five years. It was crazy, all of the games that we played in the league, in the cups and in the Champions League. As a football player playing for United and at Old Trafford, it was something crazy and it felt like a dream at the time."

    - Ruud van Nistelrooy
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    sdb4884 Full Member

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    Congratulations on a great career Ruud and the way you carried yourself throughout, the way you bowed out is testimony to that. May there always be a seat available at Old Trafford for you to watch us play.
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    Kraftwerker Formerly RedAddict

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    It was like starting every game one goal up.
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    You just knew he would score.
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    amolbhatia100 Barbiturates ain't got nothin' on me

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    My favorite player during his time at United. Absolute master at scoring goals. And he durimg our most average spell in the last 20 years. Brilliant. Wound up arsenal like crazy as well :)
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    yeah, he was a superb poacher.

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