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VIDEO: Boos Ring Out After Rory McIlroy Lets Slip He’s A Manchester United Fan During Open Acceptance Speech

VIDEO: Boos Ring Out After Rory McIlroy Lets Slip He’s A Manchester United Fan During Open Acceptance Speech

Rory McIlroy produced the only mistake of an otherwise flawless weekend of golf as he accepted the Claret Jug at the Open Championship today.

The Northern Irishman held on to his overnight lead to take the title by two shots over Rickie Fowler and Sergio Garcia.

But he let slip that he’s a Manchester United fan as he addressed the crowd at Hoylake – forgetting that the majority were probably Liverpool supporters:

Wrong move, Rory.

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