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A photographic look at legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson's final home match behind the bench

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson applauds to the crowd while arriving on the pitch at Old Trafford for the last time before retiring, before the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013. Manchester United's Alex Ferguson will collect the Premier league trophy as he takes charge for his final home game before retiring. .

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Manchester United fans arrive for the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United fans pass a vendor selling masks depicting retiring manager Alex Ferguson before the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United fans wave flags before the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United fans wave flags before the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson signs autographs after arriving on the pitch at Old Trafford for the last time before retiring from the club, before the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson arrives on the pitch at Old Trafford for the last time before retiring, before the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United's Danny Welbeck (R) is tackled by Swansea City's Neil Taylor during the English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Swansea City's Michu celebrates after scoring the equalizer against Manchester United during their English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United's Paul Scholes applauds as he is substituted on home ground for the last time, during the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013. Scholes will quit playing at the end of the Premier League season, the Manchester United midfielder said on Saturday.

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Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand celebrates his game-winning goal against Swansea City during the English Premier League soccer match at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson (R) speaks to the crowd after his last home game at Old Trafford stadium, the English Premier League soccer match against Swansea City in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United players celebrate during the English Premier League trophy presentation ceremony at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson (C) lifts the English Premier League trophy at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013. Ferguson's last home match in charge of Manchester United ended in a low-key 2-1 Premier League win over Swansea City as the Old Trafford crowd gave their long-serving manager a warm and emotional send-off on Sunday.

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Manchester United's Wayne Rooney walks off the pitch with his son Kai and pregnant wife Colleen (L) at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013. Speculation continues to mount about Rooney’s future with the Red Devils after he was left out of the starting lineup on Sunday.

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Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson poses with the English Premier League trophy at Old Trafford stadium in Manchester, northern England May 12, 2013.

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