Jordan Henderson has detailed his striking recollections of a year ago when for the 6th time Liverpool was delegated European champions.
After the midfielder beat Tottenham Hotspur by 2-0 in the Champions League final on June 1, 2019, with his teammates, he became the fifth Reds captain to lift the trophy he.
Henderson got his perspectives on the late evening during an inside and out conversation with Liverpoolfc.com to mark the main anniversary of the victory this week.
He took us in the development of that unforgettable Madrid evening, examining how the game itself unfurled and, obviously, recalling the post-match celebrations’ ecstasy.
Jordan Henderson admits that the frustration of losing major finals helped fuel Liverpool’s appetite to get back onto the trophy line, with everybody in Anfield eager to set up another dynasty. The Reds had gone seven long years without getting their hands on major silverware before lifting the Champions League crown aloft in 2019.
With the 30-year mark reached in 2020, await for top-flight brilliance has extended on much more.
The Reds captain told the official site of the club: “This has been a major factor. Not just the final of the 2018 Champions League yet the past finals throughout the years in which we participated – the final of the Europa League in Sevilla, the final of the League Cup that we lost to Manchester City. It gives you much more yearning to get things right and improve all those things you learn. Each time we’ve faced these battles, we’ve bobbed back in a really decent way. It was simply a question of proceeding to do that and we knew when we could win something was coming. Fortunately, it came last year.’