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Bobby Long, famous for his work on Twilight, talks Manchester United, Eric Cantona and Patrick Vieira
After shooting to fame for writing 'Let Me Sign' from blockbuster film 'Twilight', Bobby Long is set to return with new EP 'The Backing Singer'. Sky Sports took the opportunity to talk Eric Cantona, Patrick Vieira and Euro '96.
I'm from Wigan and so are my family. When my dad was a kid, the Latics were basically non-league. So he went to watch the greats at United like Bobby Charlton and George Best. He became a United fan and so I just always was as well. When I was growing up, it was that great team in the mid-1990s who dominated everything and I had the grey away kit.
Wigan v Leyton Orient
I wanted to watch a live game, so, when I was seven, my dad took me to the old Springfield Park ground. It was Wigan versus Leyton Orient and Wayne Biggins scored a great goal. It was set up by one of the three amigos, which included now-manager Roberto Martinez.
My friends and I popped our collars and had our shirts hanging out. I even once tried to draw his Native American tattoo on my chest. The day he was banned for the Kung-Fu kick, my friend slated him in front of me and I went after him. I was only nine or 10 and spent the day facing the wall at play time.
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