Often wondered what the United boss gets up to on his rare days off? Well it seems Fergie likes hanging around with his ‘bezzie’ Sir Sean Connery, having a few glasses of wine then heading down to the latest Andy Murray press conference to congratulate his fellow Scot.
Murray reached the final of the US Open tennis tournament yesterday beating Czech Tomas Berdych in four sets at Flushing Meadow.
The Olympic gold medallist looked suitably shocked when Sirs Alex and Sean turned up full of red wine and good cheer.
Connery summoned Murray’s mum Judy as the three Scots joked with each other as a slightly bemused Andy looked on smiling.
The incident went something like this:
Connery: R20;Excuse me for interrupting, but I just wanted to make a point. Where’s Alex? [Applause]. I don’t know where your mother is. Ah, there she is.”
Murray: R20;Are you going to be around tomorrow?” Connery [deaf to the question]: “Come on, Judy. Judy, Judy, Judy.” Murray [to his mum]: “You smell of wine.” Judy [nodding at Ferguson]: “He made me have wine. He’s just been telling me that Scotland invented the world.” Ferguson: “Been coming here the last three years to New York, and I explained how Scotland invented the world; today we invented the wind.”
Connery: R20;Today they conquered the world!” Ferguson: “Very good. Fantastic.” Murray [beaming and bemused]: “See you after the match tomorrow.” Ferguson: “Continue your interview … You know I don’t talk to journalists.”
Eat your heart out Mario Balotelli….