The Thai cave boys and their coach, who were rescued by a team of divers back in July after they were trapped in a flooded cave in northern Thailand, on Sunday achieved their dream of watching Manchester United play at the ‘Theatre of Dreams’ – Old Trafford.


The 12 members of the Thai football team were invited to watch the match at Manchester United after their extraordinary rescue. The group also witnessed Red Devils register a 2-1 victory over Everton in the English Premier League club match.

The Thai boys also met United boss Jose Mourinho and clicked pictures with the club’s most famous players including Paul Pogba, Anthony Martial, Ander Herrera and Ashley Young in the dressing room.

However, the Thai boys’ arrival at ‘Theatre of Dreams’ was overshadowed by news of the death of the Thai billionaire, Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha, who was also the owner of Leicester City FC.

On Sunday, the crowd observed a minute’s silence dedicated to the victims of the helicopter crash at Leicester City’s home ground.


Earlier, the Thai boys along with their coach were also guests at a talk show hosted by Ellen DeGeneres on her television programme in Los Angeles, where they met Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic.