Date: 18th April 2008 at 5:14pm
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Henrik Larsson explains why his former team-mates and management at both Celtic and Man United helped to make him the legend he is today.

Someone just told me I was named fourth in a magazine’s list of the best overseas footballers to play in Britain. That’s a real honour.

I also know there is no way I would ever get that sort of recognition if it wasn’t for my team-mates. I was incredibly lucky at Celtic to have players around me who gave me the opportunity to do what I could do best. I also had a manager who believed in me and let me play the way that would get the best from me.

It was the same in my short time at Manchester United, where I had great players to work with and another brilliant manager. When you play with quality you get the chance to do things right.

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