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Former Manchester Utd Player Ordained Catholic Deacon (Photos)

Philip Mulryne former Manchester United player has been ordained a catholic deacon as a post football career.

Mulryne, who earned 27 caps for his country in a career that included one with Norwich and Cardiff City, was this week ordained as a deacon in the Catholic Church.

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The 38-year-old was ordained by the Archbishop of Dublin, Diarmuid Martin, on Saturday and is now a member of the Dominican Order.

Mulryne made his debut for United under Sir Alex Ferguson twenty years ago playing along side Ryan Giggs and David Beckham.

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He had previously spent two years studying philosophy in Italy, before undertaking a four year theology degree in Belfast Dailymail reports.

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