9 of Manchester United's most passionate celebrity fans

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Manchester United have their share of celebrity fans.

Here's a few of the most passionate:

Usain Bolt

'Over the years of watching Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson is a genius, sometimes he does things that don’t make any sense but it works'.

Eamonn Holmes

'It's worth every penny. Every time I sit on those seats I'm very happy. They'll go into my will'.

Olly Murs

‘I’m a massive Manchester United fan, been supporting them for a long time now. I’ve got a box there and a season ticket, and I’ve supported them ever since I was a little kid'.

Rachel Riley

‘The whole family have been big Reds for a very long time. My dad is from Salford; and he used to skive off school to watch the team as a kid. Following United is something my dad and me have always done together and still do now'.

Dominic Monaghan

'We used to have kick around in-between filming and I always had a Cantona DVD and a season review in my trailer'.

Justin Timberlake

'Yes, I became a Manchester United fan. I know that seems stereotypical — as an American, as soon as you get into football, you start liking Manchester United. But it wasn’t David Beckham. I met Alan Smith and he invited me to a match and I fell in love with the whole experience. I can’t think of a faithful as strong as the Manchester United fans'.

Geoffrey Boycott

‘Manchester United have probably been my biggest sporting passion outside cricket. I go to Old Trafford three times a season and they look after me superbly'.

Ian Brown

'Me uncle went down to Wembley for the ’68 European Cup final against Benfica and brought me back a programme," he smiles. “I was hooked from that moment on'.

Rory McIlroy

'All my mum’s side of the family are Manchester United supporters – but my dad’s actually a City fan so we have a few rows in the house! My first memory is the FA Cup final in 1996. I remember the green and white that Liverpool wore and, of course, Cantona’s late winner'.

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