BRUNO FERNANDES was hailed by fans for refusing the Man of the Match award after his match-winning performance against Burnley.
The Portuguese star volleyed in the winner against the Clarets at Turf Moor to give Manchester United a much-needed win.
TNT SPORTSBruno Fernandes gave Jonny Evans the Man of the Match award after beating Burnley[/caption]
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Fernandes, 29, was presented with the award at full-time but refused to accept it.
Instead, the midfielder handed the award to Jonny Evans, 35, after he made his first start for the club since his return.
The defender, however, did make a crucial impact as he played a brilliant ball over the Burnley backline for Fernandes to fire the visitors into the lead.
And United fans were thrilled by Fernandes’ unselfishness to pass the award onto Evans.
One supporter hailed: “My captain, true gesture.”
A second Tweeted: “My Captain .”
A third commented: “My Captain. Selfless.”
A fourth wrote: “That’s a thank you for that assist.”
A fifth declared: “A REAL CAPTAIN.”
A sixth said: “My captain, fair play.”
While another added: “Bruno is the man.”
Evans was overjoyed with the result and his performance as he called the night the “best in his life”.
He told TNT Sports: “I loved every minute of it.
“Coming up here on the bus I was buzzing. That was my 200th game for Man United.
“I never thought I would ever reach that figure – it’s the best night of my life.”