Champions League: Liverpool stars in bus parade as fans welcome back their heroes

Champions League: Liverpool stars in bus parade as fans welcome back their heroes

Liverpool stars paraded the Champions League trophy in an open bus after returning from Madrid on Sunday afternoon, June 2, according to BBC.

Thousands of fans are on hand to welcome their heroes and celebrate the club's historic Champions League win.

The Kop side were crowned champions of Europe for sixth time after beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 at Madrid's Wanda Metropolitano .

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Once the squad members arrived Liverpool Airport, they headed straight for an open-top bus parade, commencing from Allerton Maze all the way to the the city's waterfront.

Mohamed Salah’s spot-kick and Divock Origi’s later strike saw the Reds win the all-Premier League final.

Liverpool supporter Dave Williams, who is among the numbers on the street, said: "They've fought so hard all the way and deserve a heroes' welcome.

"The hairs on the back of my neck are standing on end at the thought of seeing the cup back in the city where it belongs."

The air was filled with red smoke and the club's European anthem "Allez, Allez, Allez" was blazing along route.

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Equally, the Sewells family left their home in Nottingham to be part of the celebration in Liverpool, with Dad Richard, 42, saying:: "We just had to be here and I'm pleased we made the trip because the atmosphere is electric."

Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Mo Salah’s early goal and Divock Origi’s late strike was all Liverpool needed to beat Tottenham 2-0 to claim their sixth European Cup on Saturday, June 1, at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium, Madrid.

The Champions League final which was an all English Premiership final, saw Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino start Harry Kane ahead of Lucas Moura, who netted a hat-trick in the reverse fixture against Ajax Amsterdam.

Liverpool got a penalty in the 2nd minute after Moussa Sissoko was adjudged to have handled the ball in the penalty box.

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