Manchester United fans witnessed several successes on the pitch during the five-year period between 2006 and 2011. The club won four Premier League titles and reached three Champions League final within that period.
It’s almost easy to mention Cristiano Ronaldo, Rio Ferdinand, NemanjaVidic and Wayne Rooney as the principal actors from the five-year period stated above but there were some other players who were as important or even more important but didn’t get the recognition deserved in the form of individual awards like the Ballon d’Or or Golden Boot. Park Ji-Sung was certainly one of those players at Manchester United. The South Korean was an important part of the successful team built by manager Sir Alex Ferguson during the aforementioned period. His teammates have never missed the opportunity to praise him even years after leaving Manchester United. Park Ji-Sung earned the respect of his colleagues at Old Trafford both on and off the pitch. (more…)
Manchester United legend Gary Neville has drawn comparison between Jesse Lingard and Park Ji-Sung. Neville likened Manchester United loanee Lingard to Park Ji-Sung while he was speaking as a football pundit on Sky Sports.
According to him, Lingard should be appreciated like what was obtainable with Park Ji-Sung when the South Korean football legend was playing in the same Manchester United team with Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney around a decade ago. (more…)