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IT expert Ravi flooded by Man Utd tweets thanks to RvP handle!

An IT consultant from India has been flooded with tweets from Manchester United fans.

The Mirror reports United fans trying to congratulate hat-trick hero Van Persie bombarded the wrong RVP with praise yesterday.

They accidentally sent Twitter messages to a 52-year-old IT consultant in India, Ravi Visvesvaraya Sharada Prasad, who has the handle @rvp.

Robin van Persie's correct Twitter handle is @Persie_Official, but fans often refer to the Dutchman by his initials RVP.

Prasad was bombarded with more than 10,000 mentions in the past 24 hours.

One fan tweeted: "@rvp You really made the difference for us this season, well done."

As soon as Prasad, from Delhi, realised what was going on, he sent a message saying: "RVP is NOT the account of Robin van Persie."

But the mix-up eventually caused some jovial responses from fans, with one saying: "He consults when he wants, Ravi Visvesvaraya Prasad, he consults when he wants."

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