Inside Liverpool’s dreaded FA Cup festivities after a sudden-death penalty shootout victory over Chelsea
Another ‘Hando Shuffle’, James Milner’s tears on the team bus … and everyone cheers for Virgil Van Dyke! Inside Liverpool’s dreaded FA Cup festivities after a sudden-death penalty shootout victory over Chelsea
- Liverpool clinched the FA Cup title at Wembley Stadium by beating Tuchel on penalties.
- Costas Simakos won the game by scoring on the 13th penalty of the day
- Chelsea’s Mason Mount failed to score from the penalty spot
- Liverpool players and staff celebrated in the changing room and on the bus
- Jordan Henderson performed his iconic shuffle while his teammates accompanied him
- While James Milner shared a fun video with Andy Robertson on the team
- Sportsmail has been rounding up Liverpool’s festivities since Saturday night
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side have taken to social media to inform their fans about Saturday night’s celebrations after they beat Chelsea 6-5 on penalties at Wembley.
After a goalless draw in the allotted 90 minutes and extra time, Liverpool completed a clean sweep of the FA Cup with a decisive spot kick by Costas Simikas.
Their victory over Chelsea not only earned Klopp a few more silver linings, it also kept alive Liverpool’s hopes of winning a historic quadruple. As a result, Liverpool players and staff rushed to celebrate with their fans after Simikas’ attempt.
Liverpool won the FA Cup after beating Chelsea in a penalty shootout at Wembley on Saturday afternoon.
Costas Simakos took the 13th penalty of the day in the bottom right corner.
Chelsea’s Mason Mount, meanwhile, failed to score from the penalty spot
The Liverpool team danced around the stadium amidst the red flames. As soon as they received the trophy inside the stadium, they sprinkled champagne and sang to their fans.
Luis Diaz – who was named Man of the Match for the FA Cup Final – was seen wearing a trophy lid on his head after the awards ceremony.
Harvey Elliott may not have been part of the Matchday squad for the FA Cup Final, but he did enjoy the festivities. He was seen wearing a Mohamed Salah face-mask and a Liverpool flag before the club’s press officer, Matt McCann, jumped for a piggyback.
The festivities did not stop there. Liverpool Cohort went on social media to show their fans how the team and staff were celebrating the victory in the changing room.
Luis Diaz – who was named Man of the Match in the FA Cup Final – was seen wearing a trophy on his head after the awards ceremony.
Jordan Henderson – who excelled during the game despite having to play more centrally due to Fabinho’s injury – was seen leading the festivities in the dressing room.
Still dressed in his match kit, with a pair of sliders at his feet, the Liverpool captain made his way into the changing room, grabbing the trophy. Her teammates were heard singing in the background Fried from Desire.
The captain then bent down to place the trophy on the Liverpool crest in the middle of the room. A decision that proved to be very popular because later everyone was seen dancing around the cup.
Mo Salah took to her Instagram story to share the insights of all the players dancing and singing in the middle of the changing room. His teammates seemed to be just as excited about his victory.
The team was seen celebrating the FA Cup win with Egyptian footballer Momen Zakaria (Middle), who discovered ALS in 2020.
The team was also seen winning the FA Cup with Egyptian footballer Momen Zakaria, who discovered ALS in 2020. The team grabbed the trophy in a wheelchair while singing and chanting slogans around him.
Liverpool fans also used their voices to serenade Virgil Van Dyke, re-enacting The Poggs’ classic ‘Dirty Old Town’ for defender.
The Dutch international apparently enjoyed the love he received from his teammates as he raised his hands in the air and sang while dancing with topless James Milner.
Others took a more subtle approach to their celebrations and shared photos on their social media accounts holding trophies with their friends.
Alison, who saved Mason Mount’s penalty to give Simikas a chance to win the game, shared a photo of himself tossing his medal in the changing room before posting himself holding a trophy in the air.
The celebration did not stop even in the changing room. After the game, the players on the team bus missed the opportunity. James Milner went to Instagram to share a post with his fans.
Milner shared a photo of him holding a trophy and holding a medal around his neck and smiling. He also shared a video taken on Andy Robertson’s phone using a fun tick filter.
Sad Face Filters took TikTok by storm with several videos going viral last week. The filter is designed to make a person cry without letting them know.
Robertson decided to try to filter out Milner and was Heard saying: ‘Why are you sad? So much has happened? ‘ Milner immediately understood what was happening and played together.
Milner then shared the video on his own page and captioned it: One was on my phone and the other was on a robot with no guesswork. What a team. Thanks for the incredible support. ‘