Boys rescued from Thai cave welcomed by Manchester United

Players from the Moo Pa (Wild Boars) academy team are applauded by spectators at Old Trafford.

(CNN)The 12 boys from the young Thai football team who were rescued after being trapped in a flooded cave network in northern Thailand have met players of Manchester United as well as the club's manager Jose Mourinho.

Aged between 11 and 16, the Wild Boars team spent Saturday at United's training ground and then paid a visit to the Manchester club's Old Trafford stadium for a tour before watching Mourinho's team beat Everton 2-1 in an English Premier League match on Sunday.