Liverpool football fans are celebrating after the club won the English Premier League title for the first time in 30 years.
Jurgen Klopps side protected the title after second-placed Manchester City lost 2-1 to Chelsea in London, indicating Liverpool might not be caught with a 23-point lead over City with seven video games staying.
In spite of social-distancing guidelines and constraints on public events since of the coronavirus pandemic, Liverpool fans flocked to Anfield to show their delight at the teams success.
Fans turned the sky red with fireworks and flares and sang the clubs well-known tunes and chants, including the teams anthem Youll Never Walk Alone.
Even as clock ticked previous midnight, crowds outside Anfield were still swelling, with fans scaling the walls of the stadium. On social networks, the hashtags #Liverpool and #You llNeverWalkAlone were trending.
Youll Never Walk Alone rings out in the city centre as the crowds get larger pic.twitter.com/W1AKrlXnm0
— Jenny Kirkham (@PJ_Kirkham) June 25, 2020
” We wont tell you the specific area however we are all in a hotel together as a team,” stated fullback Andy Robertson.
” We thought something hopefully special was going to happen, whichs how it ended up.”
Yes. It feels THAT excellent. I want to thank all our advocates enjoying us from all corners of the world. You made this possible for us and I hope we can keep bringing you the delight you should have. now theyre gon na think us pic.twitter.com/bqkXM1Fjpj
— Mohamed Salah (@MoSalah) June 26, 2020
WERE PREMIER LEAGUE CHAMPIONS !! pic.twitter.com/qX7Duxoslm
— Liverpool FC (Premier League Champions) (@LFC) June 25, 2020
All Premier League video games since the competitors resumed have been held behind closed doors, so fans were not at the stadium when Liverpool beat Crystal Palace 4-0 on Wednesday.
The events took control of the city centre, with the Cunard Building, by the Pier Head, illuminated in red for the night.
In Other Places, St Lukes Church, understood in your area as the bombed-out church, became a focal point for fans to congregate, let go fireworks and go through their collection of songs.
Automobiles were kept out of the area by authorities, however fans around the city blasted their horns in jubilation.
” We have all waited so long, everyone who has actually been involved in the club, they had been desperate to bring the title house for the supporters,” former Liverpool captain Jamie Carragher, who sprayed a bottle of champagne in the air, told Sky Sports. “You see the scenes tonight.”
Liverpool gamers collected at a local hotel and after seeing the broadcast of the video game from Stamford Bridge commemorated among themselves, away from the advocates.
Reuters news agency
It feels THAT great. I want to thank all our fans seeing us from all corners of the world. You made this possible for us and I hope we can keep bringing you the pleasure you are worthy of.