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Federico Macheda: A star is born

Posted by hakanrylander on April 6, 2009

machedafergusonIf you watched the game against Villa yesterday you will no doubt regard this headline as a fact rather than an opinion. Macheda came on for the last thirty minutes and capped an impressive performance with an amazing winner in added time. I can’t remember a more impressive United debut since Rooney’s hat-trick against Fenerbache, but Rooney was already an established star at that time while Macheda is an unknown 17-year-old.

For more information about our new star I recommend this interesting article at manunitedyouth. The author, Nick, has followed Macheda closely for more than a year at Youth and Reserves level and describes him as a combination of Van Nistlerooy and Berbatov…

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