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The legendary Manchester United manager has revealed an incredible tale about the Bayern Munich players following their loss to United in dramatic fashion in 1999.

United beat Bayern 2-1 in the final in 1999 after scoring twice in the injury time, breaking the heart of Bayern fans and players alike.

In his new book ‘Leading’, Ferguson reveals how Hitzfeld and his players held no grudge against the United side. Some time after the final, Hitzfield and his side were dining in an event with their United counterpart and Ferguson reveals that he was left speechless when each and every Bayern player appeared to shake his hand.