GERRARD, CARRAGHER, AGGER AND MCMANAMAN TO JOIN LFC FIRST TEAM IN SYDNEY AT ANZ STADIUM
20 Apr 2017
- Liverpool legends Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Daniel Agger & Steve McManaman will join first team players for #RedsinSydney;
- Legends will help kick off year-long celebration of club's 125th anniversary;
- Liverpool FC will play Sydney FC at ANZ Stadium on Wednesday 24 May;
- General public tickets are on sale now via Ticketek;
FOUR Liverpool FC Legends will join Jurgen Klopp’s men in Sydney this May when they play a post-season game.
Steven Gerrard, Jamie Carragher, Daniel Agger and Steve McManaman will join the first team on the pitch at the ANZ Stadium in an LFC first.
The unique concept has been inspired by the Club’s 125th anniversary which will be officially marked on 3rd June 2017, when a season-long celebration will begin.
Former captain Steven Gerrard and his former team mates Agger, McManaman and Carragher will complete the team of past and present players who will play this special game in honour of the Club’s rich heritage on Wednesday 24th May.
Steven Gerrard said: “It will be an honour to pull on the Red shirt and play football with an outstanding squad and former team mates - this is what Liverpool is all about, celebrating the family that has been around for 125 years.
“Our fans in Australia always give us a warm welcome so it’ll be a great feeling to see the ANZ Stadium turn red on 24th May.”
Tickets are on sale via www.ticketek.com.au/lfc.
LIVERPOOL FOOTBALL CLUB
Founded: June 3, 1892
Nickname: The Reds
Anthem/Song: You’ll Never Walk Alone – sung before every match
Supporters end: The Kop
Major trophies: 41
Fan base: Liverpool have an estimated 700m fans worldwide, with more than 200 officially recognised supporter Supporter Clubs in at least 50 countries.
Manager: Jurgen Klopp