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Greenwood names two ex-Man Utd stars as childhood inspirations

Manchester United youngster Mason Greenwood has named Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo as his two football inspirations.

Both forwards played alongside each other at Old Trafford.

And boyhood United supporter Greenwood grew up idolising the pair.

"R9," he said. "I used to watch him when I was a kid. His stepovers and body feints.

"[He inspired me to play football] and [Wayne] Rooney as well."

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