What happened next: Sami Hyypia pulled a goal back for the hosts, before a stunning Fabien
Barthez save from Dietmar Hamann preserved the win for United. The result took Sir Alex
Ferguson’s side to within six points of defending champions Arsenal, who were steadily reeled in
over the remainder of an unforgettable season, which culminated in title number 15.
Reaction: A legend was born, an indelible place in club folklore assured.
“He came from Uruguay, he became a terrace anthem in salute of Forlan, who remains a cult hero.
made the Scousers cry,”