Liverpool players celebrate Premier League title triumph
The best of the social media reaction after Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool end three-decade wait for league title after Man City defeat at Chelsea
Last Updated: 26/06/20 4:03pm
Jurgen Klopp and his Liverpool players have celebrated in style after being crowned Premier League champions.
The players were captured as they celebrated Chelsea taking the lead against Manchester City - setting up a 2-1 win which means Jurgen Klopp's side have clinched the club's first domestic title in 30 years.
And the social media tributes and memes rolled in - with Sky Sports' Gary Neville taking some stick!
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How social media reacted to Liverpool's title triumph...
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Liverpool's current players took to social media as events unfolded at Stamford Bridge and the celebrations got underway…
Sadio Mane felt like dancing, posting this spoof vid that featured manager Jurgen Klopp...
Former Reds legends got involved too. Steven Gerrard who won two FA Cups and a Champions League with the club but never claimed a league title, hailed Liverpool's "incredible achievement" in being crowned champions for the first time in the Premier League era.
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Congratulations to all @liverpoolfc on winning the premier league . Incredible achievement from a fantastic squad of top players . Lead by a world class manager and coaching team also a special mention for the backing from FSG . And lastly and most importantly the fans who have waited 30 years . ❤️ let the party begin 🥳
This was a season for the ages and for the faithful of Liverpool Football Club. It has been an incredible year of magnificent achievement culminating tonight in capturing the Premier League title.— John W. Henry (@John_W_Henry) June 25, 2020
Huge congrats to everyone at @LFC on winning the @premierleague. Unbelievable squad, magnificent manager, great staff but above all my sincere congrats to every single LFC supporter. You've been waiting so long and finally that desired trophy is yours. Very well deserved🙌🏻🏆#YNWA pic.twitter.com/hf6DzX6fOP— Fernando Torres (@Torres) June 25, 2020
Members of Liverpool 2005 Champions League winning-squad offered their praise to their former club…
Congratulations to @LFC !! What a fantastic achievement. Congrats to all the players, staff and board member. I'm not forgetting the Supporters. Enjoy the moment, it's been a long time but finally is here !!#MoreThanaGame #YNWA #OnceaRedAlwaysaRed pic.twitter.com/yHsk3dDa1N— Luis Garcia (@luchogarcia14) June 25, 2020
Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge posted a video of himself celebrating with an inflatable trophy, while former Reds boss Roy Evans tweeted…
Well deserved congrats to jurgen. and the team a great finish we have Waited a long time for this a great team effort from the manager the team and lots of people behind the scenes and of course our brilliant fans. To you all YNWA— ROY EVANS (@Roy_Evo) June 25, 2020
From outside the world of football, basketball superstar LeBron James and world heptathlon champion Katarina Johnson-Thompson tweeted, as did actor Samuel L Jackson…
We'll leave the final word to defender Dejan Lovren, whose tweet remembered those who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989.