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Former Manchester United players in India

The two footballers will be participating in "Airtel Soccer Nights."

Written by Agencies | New Delhi | Published: February 3, 2012 6:31:47 pm

Former Manchester United footballers Denis Joseph Irwin and Quinton Fortune will be in the Capital when Chelsea hosts the Premier League champions at Stamford Bridge on Sunday.

The two footballers will be participating in “Airtel Soccer Nights” to be held here and Mumbai on the day of the match.

Bharti Airtel,a leading global telecommunications company with operations in 19 countries across Asia and Africa,is bringing the two to India.

Adding to the excitement for all football fans in India,Irwin and Fortune will also be showcasing the original 19th Premier League Championship trophy which Manchester United won in 2010-11.

Irwin is best known for his long and successful stint at Manchester United,where he established himself as one of the

most important players in the team,which won a host of domestic and European trophies in his time there between 1990 and 2002.

Quinton Fortune is a South African footballer who has represented a number of European clubs – specifically Manchester United. He has earned 53 caps for South Africa,including playing in the 1998 and the 2002 World Cups.

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