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14th Nov 2015

Beckham cross, Scholes goal – legends roll back the years at Old Trafford (Video)

Class is permanent

Nooruddean Choudry

The old saying about class being permanent was never truer.

The opening goal in the Unicef game between Great Britain & Ireland and the Rest of the World was pure nostalgia for Man United fans everywhere as the Class of 92 rolled back the years.

David Beckham and Paul Scholes combined in classic fashion to give the ‘home’ side the lead in the most textbook fashion possible.

Becks bended it like, well Beckham, with a trademark cross curled into the box, and his silver platter-served assist was dispatched with aplomb by old accomplice Scholesy.

How United fans must wish they had Beckham’s magical right foot and Scholes’ ability to ghost into goalscoring positions in their current side…