Sport Liverpool plan Champions League victory parade

16:36  17 may  2018
16:36  17 may  2018 Source:   football365.com

Gerrard’s personal message to the Liverpool squad ahead of huge final

  Gerrard’s personal message to the Liverpool squad ahead of huge final Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has delivered a special message to the Liverpool squad ahead of their Champions League Final with Defending Champions Real Madrid. Gerrard whom lead an incredible comeback against AC Milan back in 2005 has drawn upon his Champions League experience to motivate and urge his former side to bring home the Champions League. The Reds have not won the competition since that famous night against Milan, a performance that Gerrard himself was at the heart of. He told the club’s official website: “These players have an opportunity to not just change their careers but their lives in general.” “My message to the players would be: go and grasp it, go and seize the moment you have worked so hard for. Go and reward yourselves for the journey you have taken this club on.” Jurgen Klopp’s side defeated Roma in a stunning semi-final that finished 7-6 on aggregate to book their spot in Kiev for the final. Not only that, the Reds knocked out Champion League favourites and Premier League rivals Manchester City. Liverpool have had a difficult route to the final now they face the biggest challenge of them all. The recently-appointed Rangers boss has urged Liverpool to: “Go in with the belief and confidence; you have come this far. You’ve got to handle the responsibility of being a Liverpool player and you’ve got to go and deliver.” “You’ll get plaudits and praise for getting where you are but not many people remember it if you don’t get over the line and deliver.

The Anfield outfit have already arranged a victory parade in the city for May 12 – the day after the season ends. Liverpool have never won the Premier League and the Merseyside outfit have not been champions of England since 1990.

Manchester City begin plans for end of season victory parade but they rest on making Champions League final. De Rossi and his Roma team-mates inspect the Anfield turf ahead of Champions League semi-final tie with Liverpool Highly-anticipated clash.

Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp winks as he enters the field for the Champions League round of 16, second leg, soccer match between Liverpool and FC Porto at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday March 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson) © Catalyst Images Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp winks as he enters the field for the Champions League round of 16, second leg, soccer match between Liverpool and FC Porto at Anfield Stadium, Liverpool, England, Tuesday March 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson) Plans have been put in place for a victory parade for Liverpool should they win the Champions League later this month.

Because of the logistics involved, complicated by the city hosting the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta and the Bordeaux Wine Festival the same weekend, proposals have already been drawn up ahead of Jurgen Klopp's side playing Real Madrid in Kiev on May 26.

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  Klopp: To be remembered in 500 years Liverpool must win Champions League The Reds manager knows his team have the chance to etch their names in history against Real Madrid in KievJurgen Klopp told his players they could be remembered for 500 years if Liverpool win the Champions League final against Real Madrid .

WHOOPS: A letter from H&F Council has shown how Chelsea have been making plans for a Premier League victory parade [IG/AP]. A Liverpool win then would confirm them as champions for the first time since 1990.

GBR: Liverpool Celebrate Champions League Victory With Parade .

Victory in Kiev would see the team return on Sunday, May 27 to take an open-top coach along Liverpool's waterside with the route finishing close to the Liverpool Olympia concert venue.

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"Regardless of whether you are a Red, Blue or not a football fan at all, an event like this has a hugely positive impact and will once again shine the international spotlight on the city," said Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson.

"We are all tremendously proud of LFC's achievement and you can already feel the buzz around the city ahead of the final.

"The club requested the parade takes place on the Sunday, and even though it's already a busy day for the city, we want to make sure we are ready to give them the heroes' welcome they deserve should they win.

"I understand there will be disappointment for those fans who are unable to get back from Kiev in time, but it was a similar situation in 2005 and we have to be guided by the club in terms of the date and time.

"We're keeping everything crossed for the final and hope the team and the fans do Liverpool proud in Kiev as they have throughout the competition."

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