Ole Gunnar Solskjaer addresses rumours his 1999 knee slide contributed to 2007 retirement

Solskjaer celebration Bayern 1999

Solskjaer famously netted the 93rd-minute winner which downed Bayern Munich 20 years ago, two minutes after Teddy Sheringham had equalised for the Red Devils.

The Norwegian slid away to celebrate and injured his knee in the process – but says there’s no truth to the rumours that the damage contributed to his retirement in 2007.

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Joe Brewin

Joe was the Deputy Editor at FourFourTwo until 2022, having risen through the FFT academy and been on the brand since 2013 in various capacities. 

By weekend and frustrating midweek night he is a Leicester City fan, and in 2020 co-wrote the autobiography of former Foxes winger Matt Piper – subsequently listed for both the Telegraph and William Hill Sports Book of the Year awards.