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Man Utd great Law: I fainted when hearing prostate cancer news

Manchester United legend Denis Law has revealed that he fainted when learning the news that he has prostate cancer.

The 74-year old Scotsman was diagnosed with the illness after a recent biopsy and has since recalled the harrowing day when he found out.

Law said in a video for Movember's 'Living with Prostate Cancer' video: "We did have a biopsy, which wasn't very pleasant. He (the doctor) came round and said: 'Well... you've got cancer'.

"I think they thought I'd have a heart attack. As soon as he said it, I said: 'Oh, I don't feel well, I don't feel well'.

"I obviously conked out. I must have fainted. I was completely out. It's the Law family trait, we don't like hearing bad news ever!"

Law was a key part of Sir Matt Busby's United sides of the 1960s, helping the famous club win two titles as well as one FA Cup.

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