(Video) Rangnick leads Man United’s calls for peace amid Ukraine conflict

Manchester United are hosting Watford in Saturday afternoon’s Premier League kick-off but given the current global events, football couldn’t feel less important if it tried.

The world has been watching scenes in Ukraine unfold following Russia’s decision to launch a grim invasion on their neighbours on Thursday.

Now on the brink of a humanitarian crisis, football has once again been a leading voice in calls for peace to overcome the ongoing and extremely worrying European conflict.

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Moments before the Red Devils’ domestic game against Roy Hodgson’s Hornets kicked off, interim manager Ralf Rangnick, along with the rest of the side’s starting 11, were seen holding a sign that simply read: “Peace”.

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