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Recalling Ji-sung's spark

"Park had an engine that wouldn't quit and a heart just as big. I'm sad to see him hang up his boots, but he gave us some thrills. Fantastic player, wonderful career." – Jason Biagio


24/04/2014 16:30, Report by Ryan Grant
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Fans' memories of Park

Following the news that former Reds midfielder Ji-sung Park is to retire from football, we asked fans on Manchester United’s official social media platforms to share their memories.

Thousands of supporters responded on Google+, FacebookTwitter and Instagram, and we've picked out a selection of their posts about Park...

"Park had an engine that wouldn't quit and a heart just as big. I'm sad to see him hang up his boots, but he gave us some thrills. Fantastic player, wonderful career." – Jason Biagio

"AC Milan in the Champions League, marking Andrea Pirlo out of both legs and scoring to top it off. His diving header against Liverpool to win the derby. That famous, lightning-fast counter attack with Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney – the list goes on. He is a hero at Old Trafford." – Whun Darren Oh

"Sad to hear. You were a great player for us and showed your worth in every game. Happy retirement, Park. Hopefully we'll see you again." – Richard H

"Ji-sung Park's performances were always inspirational, whether we won or lost. Thank you, Ji-sung." –Han Moonyoung

"My favourite memory of Ji-sung Park was his goal against Chelsea at Old Trafford in April 2011, which sent us through to the Champions League semi-final – what a fantastic finish! Good luck to Ji in the future." – Paul Reynolds

"Of course, a favourite memory has to be when he wore the captain’s armband. Definitely!" – Ki-Bum Kim

"The best Asian player ever to grace the Premier League, a powerhouse in midfield and a good goalscorer when it really mattered." – Christopher Ighoroje 

"Park was someone who never complained and always had a smile on his face, even when things were going against him. All

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