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West Bromwich Albion v Manchester United - Premier League

WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - MAY 19: MAnchester United fans celebrate as Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson takes charge of his 1,500th and final match for the club prior to the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester United at The Hawthorns on May 19, 2013 in West Bromwich, England. (Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images)

An emotional weekend for world football

May 20, 2013

The weekend of May 18-19, 2013 saw world football lose five of its legendary figures - David Beckham, Paul Scholes, Michael Owen, Jamie Carragher and Sir Alex Ferguson, who is unarguably the greatest manager ever, all bid adieu to the sport and fans. Here's a look at each of the quintet's last day on the football field. ALSO SEE: Celebrating Alex Ferguson's glittering career; Farewell to David Beckham, the footballer and Ferguson's most memorable quotes.