There is no doubt Alex Ferguson’s book has taken the world by surprises. The former Manchester United boss has revealed many interesting and shocking things whether its about his former players David Beckham, Roy Keane or about the rival managers like Rafael Benitez.
But former Manchester United boss also didn’t miss out having his say about the famous ‘battle of the buffet’, coincidently today marks the anniversary of the incident.
Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson says he suspects Cesc Fabregas was the player who threw pizza at him following the 2-0 defeat that ended Arsenal’s 49-game unbeaten run.
Wayne Rooney and Ruud van Nistelrooy each scored as United toppled Arsenal in a bad tempered game in 2004, which saw the two camps involved in an angry confrontation in the tunnel, leaving Ferguson covered in pizza.
The Scot revealed that the Arsenal boss was furious with the incident but admitted he was not certain who had thrown the pizza.
Ferguson said, “My recollection of that fabled incident is that when Ruud van Nistelrooy came into the dressing room, he complained that Arsene Wenger had been giving him stick as he left the pitch.
“Right away I rushed out to say to Arsene: ‘You leave my players alone.’ He was incensed at losing the game. That was the reason for his combative behavior. The next thing I knew I had pizza all over me. They say it was Cesc Fabregas who threw the pizza at me but, to this day, I have no idea who the culprit was.”