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Cruise at Manchester derby

09 December 2012, 15:20

Manchester - Tom Cruise brought a touch of Hollywood stardust to the Manchester derby on Sunday as the Mission Impossible actor watched the Premier League showdown from the stands at Eastlands.

Cruise and fellow actor Robert Duvall are in England to promote their new film Jack Reacher and, as both are huge football fans, they took the opportunity to enjoy the clash between Premier League champions City and their bitter rivals United.

Cruise strolled onto the pitch with Duvall, famous for his roles in Apocalypse Now and The Godfather, before kick-off and then revealed he had received an e-mail from his close friend and former United star David Beckham, saying he was jealous he couldn't attend the fixture.

"I am expecting a great game. It is my first game in England even though I have been following British football since the 1980s," Cruise told Sky Sports.

"David Beckham wishes he was here, I got an e-mail from him, he is jealous I am here."

Duvall added: "I am very interested in football. I was in London years ago to see Pele travelling through when he was 17, and I have followed every World Cup since.

"I can safely say the greatest character I have ever met is former Rangers winger wee Willie Johnston. I named a dog after him."

While Duvall's enthusiasm couldn't be faulted, he appeared slightly unsure of the rules and asked the Sky interviewer: "Will there be a shootout today if it's a tie? No?"



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