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Man. United's Anderson survives horrific crash
Daily Mail, August 2nd, 2010 1:33PM
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TAGS:  brazil, england, portugal


Manchester United's Brazilian midfielder, Anderson, escaped from a horrific car crash early Sunday morning in Portugal with only minor injuries. He was pulled unconscious from the wreckage of the $200,000 Audi R8 shortly before it burst into flames.

Two friends, one of whom was driving the car, were also treated at a hospital for a concussion, whiplash and shock but released. The car went off the road, hit a wall and flew 100 feet in the air before landing in a field. The accident took place at 7 a.m. after they left the Sardinha Biba nightclub in Braga.

Anderson has been sidelined and undergoing rehabilitation since suffering a knee injury in February.

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