People say it's the money. People say it's the club's size and history. But what really makes Manchester United unstoppable (most of the time) is the quality of its players.
Some Man United legends, like Van Nistelrooy, Cantona and Ferdinand, came from other top teams as a result of big money transfers. Others, like Becks, Nicky Butt, the Neville brothers and more, came direct from the United academy as youths.
Here's a look at some of the players who have made United a dynasty in world football for, like it or not, two—going on three—decades.