Watch incredible, never-before-seen footage of Man Utd’s final comeback in the 1999 Champions League final to secure the Treble

NEVER-before-seen footage of Manchester United’s final comeback in the 1999 Champions League final is captured from a fan’s perspective.

United faced Bayern Munich at the Nou Camp and were chasing their first Champions League title under the legendary Sir Alex Ferguson.

Sheringham equalized for United

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Sheringham equalized for UnitedPhoto credit: NEWS GROUP
Solskjaer extended his leg and scored the winner

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Solskjaer extended his leg and scored the winnerPhoto credit: EMPICS SPORT
It was Ferguson's first Champions League win

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It was Ferguson’s first Champions League winPhoto credit: EMPICS SPORT

But after six minutes, the Red Devils were 1-0 down thanks to a Mario Basler free-kick.

It took United until the 90th minute to pinch a goal and turn the momentum in their favor, and a fan caught the comeback on camcorder.

Teddy Sheringham shot home Ryan Giggs to equalize for Man Utd as the game went into injury time.

And then Ole Gunnar Solskjaer swept the winner home from a corner to seal an unprecedented treble.

Thomas Coxhead shared footage his father captured Twitter and said: “Today 23 years ago.

“My father smuggled his camcorder into the Nou Camp.

“He didn’t film the game but got the last five minutes out.

“It’s one of the greatest things I’ve ever seen. We have never shared this footage until now…”

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Then-Bayern star and German legend Lothar Matthäus still can’t believe his side lost to United.

Matthew, writing for SunSport in 2019, said: “I still can’t believe we lost in Barcelona that night.

“I just don’t know how it happened. It was our game, the whole game – and my worst experience in football.”

https://www.the-sun.com/sport/football/premier-league/5428724/watch-man-utd-fan-footage-1999-champions-league-final/ Watch incredible, never-before-seen footage of Man Utd’s final comeback in the 1999 Champions League final to secure the Treble

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