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Evra and Vidic enjoyed much success together during their time at Manchester United. However, they struggled to get along in the early days, with the Frenchman revealing they had a fight.The pair enjoyed much success together at Old Trafford, winning five Premier League trophies as well as the Champions League in 2008.
Patrice Evra has revealed he received death threats from prisoners during his racism storm withand his family were left living in fear.
Thedefender was racially abused by striker Suarez during a match at Anfield in October 2011.
Uruguayan striker Suarez received an eight-match suspension and a £40,000 fine from the Football Association and avoided shaking Evra's hand when the two teams met at Old Trafford later that season.
But while the incident was investigated, Evra was targeted by furious fans and was forced to being in security to protect himself and his family.
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'I started to receive hate mail from Liverpool fans, handwritten letters sent to United,' Evra writes in his new autobiography, serialised by the.
'They were opened by Barry Moorhouse, then the player liaison officer and long-time United servant. "Pat, this is a really serious case," he said as he showed me some of then letters.
'One was from a man in prison who said that the first thing he was going to do when he got out was kill me.
'The police came and told me they had to take it seriously. For two months, I had 24-hour security in front of my house.
'Given my background, I wasn't scared, but my family were.
'One day, I was driving my car and I could see someone following me. When I stopped, the car stopped and did a U-turn.
South African town still scarred after deadly unrest
On the face of it, Phoenix is a peaceful South African town, with affluent homes, a shopping centre, and several places of worship perched on a hill. So peaceful that Mahatma Gandhi started a settlement and printed a newspaper there to spread his ideas of non-violence in the early 20th century. But more than 30 people were killed three months ago on the streets of this mainly Indian town of 180,000 people, in an outbreak of vigilante violence as South Africa experienced its worst unrest in decades.
'The police had already been tracking the car. Nothing came of it, or if it did, I wasn't told.'
After the FA found Suarez guilty of using 'abusive and/or insulting words and/or behaviour contrary to FA rules', including 'a reference to the ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race of Evra', banning him for eight games, Liverpool publicly came out in support of their player.
They issued a statement saying: 'We totally support Luis and we want to the world to know that. We know his is not racist.'
The Liverpool players also wore t-shirts in support of Suarez while warming up ahead of a game at Wigan.
Evra said: 'When I saw them with the Suarez shirts, I thought, "Really? He's been found guilty and you're still supporting him?"
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In the words given to the Repubblica, Patrice Evra spoke on the choice of Cristiano Ronaldo to leave Juventus back to Manchester United, last summer. © Provided by Football 365 Cristiano Ronaldo wants water which better than Patrice Evra to evoke the big deal of summer mercato 2021, namely the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Manchester United? Close to the Portuguese Superstar during its passage in northern England, the former French international also worn the jersey of Juventus.