The nickname "Red Devils" go a long way back in history, and traces its origin to a different sport.
Manchester United came from Newton Heath, and they're nickname back then was "The Heathens", they were the first team ever to play on Sunday.
A man named Fred was made the official Manchester United's mascot and was given the nickname "Fred the Red".
The nickname Red Devils is now used officially by Manchester United, and United has sold kits such as Jerseys, hats and scarves with the devils logo on it since 1970.
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