Former Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson is currently the subject of conversation on social media. The reason is, Sir Alex was caught on camera being hugged by Pep Guardiola after Manchester United were crushed by Manchester City 1-2 in the 2022-2023 FA Cup final.
As is known, Manchester United met Manchester City in the 2022-2023 FA Cup final. The match took place at Wembley Stadium, England on Saturday (3/6/2023).
Unfortunately, Manchester United had to admit Manchester City’s advantage after being defeated 1-2. Ilkay Gundogan scored two of Manchester City’s winning goals (1′, 51′), while Manchester United scored one goal via a Bruno Fernandes penalty (33′).
Interestingly, the former Manchester United coach, Sir Alex Ferguson, was present at the match. Not only present, the man who brought the Red Devils -Manchester United’s nickname- to win many trophies was also in the spotlight with a number of reactions in that match.
His first viral reaction occurred when Manchester United were trailing 1-2 to Manchester United in the 77th minute. You can see, the look on Sir Alex Ferguson’s face looked frantic and annoyed to see the Red Devils having difficulty breaking into their rival’s goal to equalise.
Not only that, there were other interesting reactions by Sir Alex Ferguson which became the talk of the town on social media. This reaction was when he was hugged by Manchester City coach, Pep Guardiola.
The moment occurred when he was in the stands at Wembley Stadium. Sir Alex Ferguson, who greeted Guardiola in the stands of honour before handing over the trophy, then shook the hand of the former Barcelona coach.
The moment when Sir Alex Ferguson shook Pep Guardiola’s hand after Manchester United’s match against Manchester City in the 2022-2023 FA Cup Suddenly the handshake was immediately warmly welcomed by Pep Guardiola. Guardiola then tried to embrace and hug Sir Alex Ferguson. Apart from that, Pep Guardiola has the opportunity to match the achievements of Sir Alex Ferguson.
The achievement in question is the treble winner or winning three trophies in one season if you are able to beat Inter Milan in the 2022-2023 Champions League final on June 11, 2023.
Previously, Sir Alex Ferguson had achieved this. That moment occurred in 1999 when he brought Manchester United to win the Premier League, FA Cup and Champions League.