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After all turning out in Michael Carrick’s testimonial over the weekend, Jamie Carragher, Luis Garcia and Eidur Gudjohnsen all took the team bus home together from Old Trafford.

As ever when a group of professional footballers gather in the same place, the postmatch banter was rife.

Gudjohnsen interrupted a conversation between Carragher and Garcia, joking that the ex-Liverpool pair had been discussing the latter’s “ghost goal” that knocked Chelsea out of the Champions League in 2005.

Carragher and Garcia saw the funny side of Gudjohnsen’s interjection, both carrying on the witty repartee on Twitter.

Carragher then upped the stakes by claiming that the Reds duo had actually been discussing the gilt-edged chance to equalise that Gudjohnsen missed at the very end of that same game.

The Icelandic forward then countered by sharing a photo of himself shaving using the rather elaborate mirror Chelsea went on to win that season.

However, the quarrelling was soon resolved when Gudjohnsen offered an olive branch by posting photos of he and Carragher hoisting the Champions League trophy aloft.

It’s nice to see that all’s well that end’s well. Everybody on the bus is still ‘fwiends’.

As for Gudjohnsen, and presumably the rest of the 2005 Chelsea squad, it would appear that the ‘ghost goal’ grudge is buried deep.

Chris covers the funny side of the game for ESPN FC in the Toe Poke blog.

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