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How Alex Ferguson reacted to news of Rio Ferdinand's recall to the England squad*

*Or not.

At first he probably thought it was a  joke:

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Then he realised that Roy Hodgson had really recalled the 34-year-old

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But while the Old Trafford supremo was a little surprised

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His overwhelming emotion was anger (though why he’s directing it at Mancini is anyone’s guess)

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But at least he’ll never have to worry about his beloved Giggsy being called up by England

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