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Internet goes buzzing as Man Utd are crowned Champions!

Last updated on: April 23, 2013 12:03 IST

Internet goes buzzing as Man Utd are crowned Champions!

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Sportstars send congratulatory messages to Manchester United on winning their 20th English Premier League title.

Ex-Tottenham striker Gary Lineker was one of the many to congratulate the victorious team and tweeted, "Congratulations to Manchester United. Overwhelming, convincing and worthy Premier League champions."

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Tottenham winger Gareth Bale tweeted, "Congrats to Man United on winning the title!"


Image: (From left) Rio Ferdinand, Alex Buttner, Patrice Evra and Robin van Persie
Photographs: Courtesy: Rio Ferdinand/Twitter account

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All hail Robin van Persie

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Robin van Persie, United's number 20, was the man who brought their 20th top-flight crown.

The Red Devils man of the moment was soon flooded with more messages on Twitter.

Queens Park Rangers defender Anton Ferdinand was in awe of Robin van Persie who scored a first-half hat-trick for United. Ferdinand tweeted, "Oh my RVP #tekkas"

Newcastle defender Danny Simpson also joined the gang to praise Van Persie and tweeted, "#RvP ain't messing about tonight."


Image: Rio Ferdinand of Manchester United tries to pull Robin van Persie's shorts as they celebrate
Photographs: Alex Livesey/Getty Images

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Yuvraj Singh congratulates United

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said it best on Twitter, "Do we congratulate Manchester United on winning the title? No. We did that in August."

Indian cricket star Yuvraj Singh also tweeted, "Are we champions tonight go van persie go Manchester United !! What a season winning the epl convincingly congratulations to all Man U fans."

World No 2 golfer and United fan Rory Mcilroy kept his wishes brief, "#20 #enoughsaid"


Image: Manchester United's manager Alex Ferguson celebrates after his team clinched the English Premier League title on Monday
Photographs: Phil Noble/Reuters

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The big happy Manchester United family

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Legendary United goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar tweeted his thoughts: "Congratulations to every player, manager, coaches, staff and of course the supporters for an incredible year! #Manutd #20th"

Former Red Devils striker Ruud van Nistelrooy was pleased for his former club, "#M.U.F.C 20th league title! Congrats to the big red family. #RvP!"

And finally, the jubilant United centre-half Rio Ferdinand found some time out after wild celebrations and tweeted, "Oh yes it's 20!!!!! Thanks for all the support!"


Image: Rafael and Rio Ferdinand
Photographs: Courtesy: Rio Ferdinand/Twitter account

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