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5. Military takeover: Burma and Man U
Manchester United fans might be fed up with their owners, the Glazer family, but would Wayne Rooney have dared hold the club to ransom during last year’s contract negotiations had Burma’s military leader been in charge? Burmese ruler Than Shwe is a United fan and was considering the move in January 2009 to distract people at home from economic problems after Hurricane Nargis struck the previous year, killing 140,000 people. The Burmese regime is often criticised for its cruelty. Had the bid gone through, Sir Alex Ferguson might have had more than tea cups to back up his half-time rants.