Liverpool fans have been praising England Rugby head coach Eddie Jones after stating that a match he attended involving the Reds was the best he’s ever been to.
More specifically, the Merseyside club famously fought back from a 3-0 defeat in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final against Barcelona to win 4-0 at Anfield and book their place in the final against Tottenham. They were victorious in Madrid and lifted their sixth European crown.
The Australian coach told talkSPORT that he attended the encounter and described the game as the “best sporting event” he’s ever attended and said that his Anfield memories will stay with him forever.
“The last football game I saw was Liverpool & Barca at Anfield.”
“The best sporting event I’ve been to.”
“Just the atmosphere… the total emotion that ground has is incredible.”
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) November 21, 2019
Jones has led England’s rugby union side to two Six Nations victories and lost the recent World Cup final against South Africa.
Supporters were delighted with the comments from Jones and made their feelings clear on social media.
Here you will find some of the best comments from Liverpool fans:
Undisputed. Best stadium in the world. YNWA ♥
— jason mcadoo (@jasonmac58) November 21, 2019
Anfield it’s the best you know 🙌🏼
— Charlie (@MrCharlieGill) November 21, 2019
— Tego Manolo (@ManoloTego) November 22, 2019
Eddie knows 😉
— Karlo ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ (@kavanaghkj) November 21, 2019
— simon brogan (@simonbrogan1) November 21, 2019
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I now love Eddie Jones. 👍👍👍
— Tony Evans (@TonyEva53421365) November 21, 2019