Renowned goalkeeper Peter Schmeichel has had some fun in a new video from the LEGO Group and Manchester United, that sees the footballing legend delivering LEGO Creator Expert 10272 Old Trafford – Manchester United to Old Trafford to coincide with the stadium’s 110th anniversary.
Peter Schmeichel pays tribute to both his Danish heritage and Manchester United career in a tongue-in-cheek video. The highly regarded goalkeeper is secret agent ‘Safe Hands’ in the video, transporting 10272 Old Trafford – Manchester United from Denmark all the way to Old Trafford in Manchester, so it can take pride of place for the stadium’s 110th anniversary.
The first game at Old Trafford was held onFebruary 19, 1910 –? 110 years ago today.
There are some great references to Manchester United and, given the secret agent storyline, James Bond, in the video. Fans should watch right to the end to hear Schmeichel deliver a message to another Manchester United retiree.
“The LEGO Group is a beloved part of Denmark and my childhood, so to be able to mark the 110th anniversary of Old Trafford, a stadium so close to my heart, in a way that brings these two global icons together was an opportunity I could not miss. I hope fans around the world enjoy the footage of my special mission – and I can’t wait to meet many of you at the LEGO Store in Manchester,” says Peter Schmeichel.
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