LIVE THREAD: Paul Scholes Testimonial Match -- Manchester United vs New York Cosmos

LONDON ENGLAND - AUGUST 22: Paul Scholes of Manchester United celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Fulham and Manchester United at Craven Cottage on August 22 2010 in London England. (Photo by Phil Cole/Getty Images)

Tonight at Old Trafford, Manchester United legend Paul Scholes will be honored with a testimonial match versus the New York Cosmos. The match will also feature the return of another United legend, Eric Cantona, as he is the director of football for the Cosmos - a club that will play their first game in more than 20 years tonight. Much has already been said about Scholesy and his greatness so not much more is needed. However, if you're ever curious, just do an internet search for quotes from the likes of Xavi, Andres Iniesta, and Zinedine Zidane - three of the best players of this generation all rate our midfield maestro amongst the best. Many current and retired footballers sought to play in this testimonial, including Xavi and Iniesta, but the pre-season schedule for many made that impossible. Nonetheless, players such as Fabio Cannavaro, Patrick Viera, Gary Neville, Nicky Butt, and others will be suiting up alongside the U-23 Cosmos players. Scholesy, King Eric, and GNEv all back together tonight at Old Trafford - what a grand occasion it will be.

Feel free as always to participate in this live thread as the testimonial happens. For those of you not abie to watch, feel free to comment below on some of your favorite Scholes memories. 

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