United's Park first Asian to play Champions League final

ROME Wed May 27, 2009 11:32pm IST

Manchester United's Park Ji-sung  stretches during a training session a day before their Champions League final soccer match against Barcelona at the Olympic Stadium in Rome May 26, 2009.     REUTERS/Alessandro Bianchi

Manchester United's Park Ji-sung stretches during a training session a day before their Champions League final soccer match against Barcelona at the Olympic Stadium in Rome May 26, 2009.

Credit: Reuters/Alessandro Bianchi

ROME (Reuters) - South Korean Park Ji-sung will become the first Asian to play in the Champions League final after being named in the starting lineup for Manchester United against Barcelona on Wednesday.

Park, 28, scored for United in the second leg of their semi-final victory at Arsenal this month.

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