Here's your chance to meet the Man Utd players

PUBLISHED : Friday, 15 July, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 15 July, 2005, 12:00am

Any football fan can buy tickets at the Hong Kong Stadium for the July 23 ING Manchester United Cup tournament, but of these fans, only those who read CitySeen can win tickets to get up close and personal with all the players at a private gala dinner hosted at the Hong Kong Football Club.

Sir Alex Ferguson will lead his team to our city on the first leg of this year's Asia tour, so expect to get autographs from first-class players, including Dutch striker Ruud van Nistelrooy (above), teenage sensation Wayne Rooney and other favourites like Welsh winger Ryan Giggs, Cristiano Ronaldo and the Neville brothers. Joining them is young Chinese sensation Dong Fangzhuo, the first player from China ever to play for the Red Devils.

To win a pair of tickets to the gala dinner on July 23, tell us in about 50 words why you think football is such a popular sport. Send your answers to The most original answer wins. Deadline for entry is 9pm Saturday, and don't forget to include your phone number. Who knows? Maybe you'll score a gooooal!