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Man Utd legend Cole in shock tribute to Sheringham

Manchester United legend Andy Cole paid a shock tribute to former teammate Teddy Sheringham in Nigeria this week.

Cole and Sheringham barely communicated during their time together at Old Trafford after Sheringham publicly blamed Cole for Bolton's goal in a 1-1 draw in February 1998.

But the Daily Mail says Cole, part of an England 2018 World Cup bid delegation making a presentation in Abuja to FIFA executive committee member and Manchester United fan Amos Adamu, was asked to provide his own commentary on the last two minutes of the 1999 Champions League final victory over Bayern Munich, when both Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer scored.

Cole, who had been substituted in the game, mentioned United's never-say-die spirit but also singled out Sheringham for praise, saying his reading of the game was very special, particularly his intuitive movement in the penalty area that could not be coached.

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