Loads of Liverpool fans have echoed the comments of manager Jurgen Klopp after he sang the praises of former Reds midfielder Lucas Leiva.
After he was left with a tear in his eye following his departure from Anfield, Klopp grew fond of the Brazilian who spent 10 years on Merseyside. As a result, he has tipped Lazio to win the Serie A title as he shows his support for a former Red, which would bring I Biancocelesti’s 20-year wait for a league crown to an end.
The 33-year-old was subject to criticism early on in his Liverpool career but turned himself into a fan favourite, and still is to this day. Indeed, he scored seven goals and provided 21 assists in 346 appearances for the club and played over 24,000 minutes, as per TransferMarkt. Unsurprisingly, many supporters were quick to agree with Klopp about the former No. 21 and made their feelings clear on social media. One fan questioned how can people not love him, while another described him as a “legend”.
Check out some of the best Twitter responses down below…
You’ve got a great player there .
— Steve wick (@stelin34) February 17, 2020
I can hear a bit of scouse when he says ‘lads’ LEGEND #YNWA
— Daniel Hill (@DanDroid_92) February 17, 2020
How can you not love him
— 🇦🇱🇽🇰Gravity🇩🇪 (@Gravity23456) February 17, 2020
Define legend: pic.twitter.com/wOaEZ5UJSM
— Stephen J. Wuisan (@StephWu8) February 17, 2020
Real nice guy, Lucas Levia. Lazio player now of course, but once a Red, always a Red. Good to see the wee pint-sized Brazilian midfielder looking so well and obviously enjoying life in Italy. Hope to hear from LL again sometime. #YNWA
— Neil Burns (@Kloppfollower72) February 17, 2020
Would love this guy to be part of the coaching team! He would be brilliant around the club 100% @LucasLeiva87
— Kane Dowell (@KaneDowell11) February 17, 2020
That’s why I love him. Never change Jurgen.
— nobody (@sumeet_vp) February 17, 2020
Once a red, always a red
— Rachel (@rachelrenshaw86) February 17, 2020
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