Amir Khan Mocked For Bizarre Alex Ferguson Tweet

Amir Khan Mocked For Bizarre Alex Ferguson Tweet
Eoin Harrington
By Eoin Harrington
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Alex Ferguson is undoubtedly one of the most famous figures in not only English but world football, and ex-British boxer Amir Khan got to enjoy the legendary Scotsman's company in a meeting at Old Trafford this week.

Khan shared a video of the meeting to his social media, drawing the notice of some particularly attentive followers, who noted one bizarre element of Khan's tweet.

Despite the evident excitement from Khan at meeting such a sporting hero, he seemed to tune out of writing a thoughtful message on Twitter, instead copying and pasting the opening lines of Alex Ferguson's Wikipedia page.

Amir Khan makes crucial mistake with Alex Ferguson tweet

British boxer Amir Khan had the pleasure of meeting legendary former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson at Old Trafford recently, and shared a video of their encounter to his Twitter page.

The video shows quite a pleasant interaction, with Ferguson posing for a photo with Khan at the end. Khan paid tribute to the ex-United boss in the caption to his tweet, but fans spotted one glaring error.

Khan said:

Lovely to meet Sir Alex Ferguson at Manchester Old Trafford stadium. Best known for managing Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest football managers of all time @ManUtd

The sentiment of Khan's tweet was perfect, but it seemed a little too familiar.

READ HERE: Manchester United History: The Premier League Era


Some eagle eyed fans noticed that Khan's Tweet was copied and pasted from Alex Ferguson's Wikipedia page.

Alex Ferguson Amir Khan

Though Khan did seem excited to meet Ferguson, his tweet had fans in stitches.

A harmless error from Amir Khan on Twitter but, in the minds of English football fans at least, one worthy of a bit of slagging.

He got to meet Alex Ferguson at the very least. We'd take that trade off.

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