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Manchester United Players Pay Tribute at Memorial for Munich Disaster

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - APRIL 08:  Wayne Rooney of Manchester United looks on during a training session at Aon Training Complex on April 8, 2014 in Manchester, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIIApril 9, 2014

On Tuesday, Manchester United players and staff paid their respects at a memorial for those lost in the 1958 Munich air disaster.

Twenty-three people died after a plane carrying United's players, staff and journalists crashed on a runway in Munich, attempting to take-off in icy conditions.

United face Bayern Munich in the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday. 


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