Dong was loaned to Royal Antwerp for a prolonged spell soon after arriving at United and gave a glimpse of his potential with 30 goals in 53 matches.
There is an enduring interest in Dong in England. In May this year, The Sun tabloid published an article with the headline, "Man United's Chinese starlet Dong Fangzhuo went from next big thing at Old Trafford alongside Ronaldo to reality TV facelift freak."
But the Scot, 32, returned to the court after hip resurfacing surgery and beat fellow veteran Stan Wawrinka in the final of the European Open in October.
"It's such an incredible opportunity missed," said the Swiss veteran, now 38 and who must fear his days as the all-time leader on the list are numbered.
"After a good save on 12 it was time to do something, I was behind," said Scott after a three-under-par 69 gave him a 13-under winning total of 275.
The good-natured Dong remembers well Ferguson's thoughtful act for what was the striker's first Christmas in Britain.
An anti-racism campaign by Serie A that used art showing monkeys, drew a bemused response from one of its own clubs on Monday night.
"Security people were like fathers to us. They kept talking to us and they were right behind us every time. When we were going out to eat or shopping, they were there."
"It's a very sad night for Rayo and the sport," said Rayo club president Raul Martin Presa.
"He is very quick and a very brave player," said Klopp.
Atalanta captain Papu Gomez fired the hosts ahead on 10 minutes when he gathered the ball on the left wing and drifted into the area before blasting beyond Gianluigi Donnarumma.