A year later, United travelled to Brazil for the 2000 FIFA Club World Championship. The Reds were eliminated in the group stage, before Corinthians went on to win the tournament.
In addition to these links with the Group G nations, United have also played Swiss sides Basel and Young Boys in the Champions League, and Serbian team Partizan Belgrade in the Europa League previously.
DO UNITED HAVE ANY SUPPORT IN THESE COUNTRIES?
The Reds have supporters’ clubs in both Brazil and Switzerland. Man United Brazil are a group who are enthusiastic about the club and, in particular, the stars of past and present from their country.
In Switzerland, Swiss Devils and Manchester United Supporters’ Club Suisse represent the fans and their love of the football club.