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In pictures: Cities of Manchester and Paris celebrate league titles

May 13, 2013, 2:24 PM EDT

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Two European cities are hosting title winning parades as we speak. In Northern England, the City of Manchester is saluting Manchester United on their 20th English League title and saying one more goodbye to Sir Alex Ferguson. (He’s had a few, but come on, he deserves it!)

While in Paris, along the banks of the River Seine and underneath the Eiffel Tower, Paris Saint-Germain are celebrating their first French League title since the 1993-94 season. So we thought we’d give you a little snippet of the action so far, enjoy the celebrations… these guys are!

Manchester, England

The crowd is growing outside Old Trafford as the bus begins the parade through the streets. #theparade if your interested

A fan tweets out a picture of the United team bus heading away from Old Trafford

Rio Ferdinand on the mic, Wayne Rooney, Danny Wellbeck, Ashley Young, David De Gea and Tom Cleverley in good spirits

United’s player continue to celebrate

RVP shows off his dancing skills

Sir Alex Ferguson leading the way through Manchester, one last time…

Meanwhile in Paris, France….

The party started early last night…

PSG boss Carlo Ancelotti enjoys the view… in other news the French club just announced an approach from Real Madrid for Ancelotti has been rejected

Fans are lining the streets to salute their heroes

Flags, flares and Frenchman…everywhere

The Trocadero is packed with PSG fans

19 years is a long time to wait for a trophy

Paris in all its beauty

  1. Steve Davis - May 13, 2013 at 2:27 PM

    I was in Paris in 1998 for the THREE-DAY celebration after Zidane-inspired World Cup triumph. The final was on a Sunday. The celebration spilled easily into Monday. And then Bastille Day, a huge event anyway in France, was Tuesday. It was absolutely fantastic.

  2. randomhookup - May 13, 2013 at 2:42 PM

    It’s good to know that even the English communications professionals have trouble remembering which “its” to use.

  3. krazymunky - May 13, 2013 at 5:54 PM

    Did the Man Utd parade go all the way down to London. you know since thats where the majority of there fans seem to be located. :p

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