Still affected by the recent disappointment of losing to Paris in the Champions League finals and under the impact of the assumed departure of Senegalese Sadio Mané, Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp as well as women’s football, toured the city streets of The Beatles to celebrate winning titles this season before thousands of fans attended the event.
The German coach has already announced that the team will end the season with a party with his fans no matter what happens in Paris against Real Madrid. So it is. The Reds closed out the season with the FA Cup and League Cup titles. Premier League runner-up by one point. And runner-up in the Champions League.
Before the vehicle started and the procession began to walk, coach Jurgen Klopp and captain Jordan Henderson participated in the memory of the victims of the Heysel Stadium tragedy in Brussels, which marked thirty -seven years and where thirty ‘t nine football. the fans died. Both, along with the entity’s executive director Billy Hogan, laid wreaths at the Heysel memorial at Anfield.
Players of a team who in the 63 games they have played have lost only four are admitted to a convertible bus. Wearing a red t-shirt, scarves around the neck and two trophy holders, they presented the prizes to thousands of followers living along the route traversed by the parade on both sides.
Adrian lifted the Carabao Cup with Diogo Jota, Ibrahima Konate, Luis Diaz, Curtis Jones and Roberto Firmino, in the foreground. Photo: REUTERS/Phil
It’s only been a few hours since Saint Dennis was disappointed but fans want to thank a team that gave them the advantage until the last second of the final competition.
The women’s football team that achieved promotion to the WSL, the highest division in England, also took part in the tour, on the open-top bus. Just behind, there was a firing truck.
With every step on Liverpool’s most famous thoroughfares the atmosphere grew. Gone is the opposite of Paris. The public was upset and they were with the players as well as Jurgen Klopp.
“Losing the Champions League finals last night and seeing all these people here is really weird. It’s the best club in the world. I don’t care what people think,” Klopp told official television of the club.
A party, after all. Photo: REUTERS/Phil Noble
“You have to plan for this and I expected to find something like this. It’s unbelievable. We lost the last two trophies but these people are not forgotten. It’s a great boost for everything to come. I’m proud of these players and also to all the fans. When I see the eyes of the people you feel you don’t have to win but put everything you have. I’m not drunk, I’m excited, “said Jurgen Klopp.
And it is that the red template has no spirit prepared to celebrate the season even though the presence of fans on the streets of Liverpool has gradually awakened in the spirit of footballers.
Convertible buses passed through the city streets to the rhythm of music emitted by a truck with them and launched red rockets and confetti.
People encouraged staff to wave from the top of the vehicle and thanked for the support.
“I woke up in the morning in a horrible mood like everyone else. We were disappointed and a little scared at the parade. But then when you get on this bus you realize you have the best fans in the world. All and it is a good ending to a really difficult time, ”Andy Robertson told television in Liverpool.
“You want to win the grand final and after losing you don’t know what the reception will be and if there are people. But they gave us something that we will enjoy. We have to show them our love. This is thanks to the fans” , added the defender net.
A boy juggles the ball while waiting for the arrival of the Liverpool squads. Photo: AP
Captain Jordan Henderson acknowledged the disappointment but also the need to make up for the fans. “We weren’t quite sure what we would look for when we got on the bus. It was frustrating last night but the players gave everything. The least we can say to the fans is thank you for everything they gave us this. Season. This is much for men “
“This is football. I guess other times you can say that we were a bit lucky in other finals, with penalties. You have to take it as it is. The season has been incredible. In the end we ended up with two titles. You can’t win them all We will try again next year, “he said.
Trent Alexander Arnold spoke in similar terms. “It’s hard to know how it’s going to go. It’s been an incredible season that ended in a huge disappointment. We’re proud of how far we’ve come. Losing two titles is pretty sad. We’re two out of four and that is more than another English team and motivates us to compete again ”.
Rumors of the farewell of Senegalese Sadio Mané were present in the atmosphere. The African striker has admitted he intends to leave the red club putting on the culmination of an intense course with four defeats in sixty -three games.
For two hours the caravan toured the city streets to walk and display the League Cup and FA Cup trophies that ended in front of the Royal Liver Building. Excited thousands of fans who responded to the template. EFE