Old Trafford drama as Julia Roberts watches Manchester United

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The Oscar winning actress was at Old Trafford to take in the Red Devils' Premier League clash with West Ham

Manchester United had a big-name supporter in town for their Premier League game with West Ham, as actress Julia Roberts was in the stands at Old Trafford.

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The Academy Award winner took in United's 1-1 draw, where she would have had plenty of entertainment, mostly thanks to the theatrics of Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho.

Mourinho was sent to the stands for dissent following Paul Pogba's simulation booking. The Red Devils boss argued that Pogba should not have been booked for diving, and found himself dismissed for his reaction to the decision.

Roberts is a regular attendee of football games, taking on the role of 'soccer mom' as she and husband Danny Moder cheer on daughter Hazel and sons Phinnaeus and Henry.

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The three-time Golden Globe winner, best known for films Pretty Woman and Erin Brockovich, is no stranger to England, having recorded Notting Hill in London with Hugh Grant and Rhys Ifans in 1998 and 1999.

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Whether she would have been impressed with the drama on offer at Old Trafford is a different question...

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