Robbie Savage fights back tears as son Charlie, 18, comes on for Man Utd debut

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An emotional Robbie Savage had the honor of announcing his son’s arrival on the pitch when Charlie Savage made his Manchester United debut.

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Savage, 18, was named on the bench against the Young Boys and came on in the last five minutes.

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Few minutes left to play Charlie Savage but still made an impact on the gamecredit: BT Sport
Robbie Savage gets emotional when asked about son Charlie's achievement

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Robbie Savage gets emotional when asked about son Charlie’s achievementcredit: BT Sport
Savage Sr. shares his pride and praises his son for his hard work

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Savage Sr. shares his pride and praises his son for his hard workcredit: getty

Savage was part of BT Sport’s commentary team for the senior match and admitted he was terrified.

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As the seconds ticked away with his lad, Savage joked: “Someone kicks the ball out.”

Savage then announced the debut of his son, proudly telling the audience: “Coming in for Man Utd, Charlie Savage for Juan Mata.

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“I never believed I’d ever say these words to Manchester United. What a proud day after all the hard work for my boy.

“What a day for me, his mom, Nanna, his grandparents but most importantly Charlie Savage for that boy.

“So proud of him, it’s just an amazing moment for him – to be a World Cup winner.

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“I’m a nervous wreck.”

Savage talks about the occasion before kick-off and bursts into tears as he describes Charlie as the proudest moment to be on the team…

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