The referee had blown the final whistle and Anfield erupted and went into euphoria! Liverpool just qualified for the Champions League KO stages! We celebrated and congratulated each other and even hugged strangers, Yes! Hugging strangers! As we made our way out from the stands to the exit of the stadium.
As we were walking out of Anfield, we were all talking about that incredible save from Alisson Becker against Napoli, and Yes, it’s THAT SAVE which ultimately is the turning point in what was to be a successful Champions League campaign last season.
We cannot believe that Alisson managed to make that save point blank. And we were extremely lucky enough to be seated near enough to witness the miracle of a save which actually earned Liverpool qualification through to the next round of the KO phase. As you guys probably know, that particular season, Liverpool went on to win the Champions League and Liverpool won it 6 TIMES!
And as we were making our way out, suddenly out of nowhere, John Aldridge appeared before us. It’s the JOHN ALDRIDGE who was banging in the goals once upon a time for Liverpool! One of my customers instinctively took out his mobile and stop Aldo to take a picture with him.
It was double joy for us that night! We were in high spirits and had a great result and best of all, we had the opportunity to take a picture with John Aldridge, a proper Liverpool Legend.
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