When a significant corporation tried to buy Manchester United in 1998, they made it clear to everyone that if they do, they will raise ticket prices first. Even then, Manchester United fans rose, protested, and shyly born the idea of forming a new, community-oriented football club, rather than stuffing pockets to giant, capitalist corporate octopuses without face or soul. A few years later, on May 12, 2005, a tectonic disturbance occurred in the part of Manchester that breathes and dreams red. US billionaire Malcolm Glazer bought the club.
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