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retty Woman Julia Roberts turned heads when she swapped Hollywood for Old Trafford to watch Manchester United take on West Ham.

The Oscar-winning actress was seen flashing a winning smile as she watched the game from the stands, reports the Manchester Evening News .

It is believed that the Erin Brockovich, My Best Friend’s Wedding and Eat Pray Love star was at the match with her children and her cinematographer husband Daniel Moder.

Julia, who became a huge Hollywood star following the 1990 smash hit film Pretty Woman, looked happy and relaxed as she made a rare appearance watching all the action at Old Trafford.

Her soccer-playing children are said to be big Reds supporters and her appearance at Old Trafford understandably sparked excitement among fans.

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One tweeted: “America’s sweet heart, Julia Roberts is at Old Trafford today watching my beloved Manchester United.”

Another remarked: “Julia Roberts at OT may be the most random celebrity at a football match.”

nd another fan tweeted: “Julia Roberts at Old Trafford. WoW.” Indeed.

Julia, who has three children twins Patricia and Phinnaeus and Henry, wrapped up against the chill in a black jumper and coat.