Manchester United team visit memorial to Munich air disaster

David Moyes manager of Manchester United applauds the fans during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Manchester United at St James' Park on April 5, 2014
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Manchester United manager David Moyes and his players pay tribute to the victims of the 1958 Munich air disaster before their clash against Bayern Munich.

Manchester United manager David Moyes and his players paid their respects to the victims of the 1958 Munich air disaster ahead of their Champions League quarter-final clash against Bayern Munich.

Sir Bobby Charlton, who survived the tragedy which claimed the lives of 23 people, including eight United players, also visited the memorial.

The aircraft crashed during takeoff following the team's European Cup match against Red Star Belgrade.

Midfielder Michael Carrick wrote on Twitter: "Paid our respects at the Munich memorial, a moving experience seeing group of utd fans singing "man utd will never die #MUFC #NeverForget."

United will take on Bayern in the second leg of their quarter-final tie at the Allianz Arena tonight with the scoreline at 1-1 from the first leg at Old Trafford.

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