How coaches, players, fans react to league champions Liverpool

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Magic Touch | Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp arrives at his home in Formby, Liverpool, England, Friday. Liverpool clinched its first league title since 1990 on Thursday night, ending an agonizing title drought. Picture: Peter Byrne / AP
Magic Touch | Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp arrives at his home in Formby, Liverpool, England, Friday. Liverpool clinched its first league title since 1990 on Thursday night, ending an agonizing title drought. Picture: Peter Byrne / AP

Three decades later, in the middle of a global pandemic, Liverpool Football Club finally became PL champions. On Thursday night Chelsea beat reigning champions Manchester City 2-1 to hand the title to the champions-elect from Merseyside.

The joy this sparked can still be felt this morning as fans and supporters worldwide celebrate the earliest an English league title has ever been won, with seven games of the season still to go – Liverpool are 23 points clear of second-place City.

This is how the coach, players and fans reacted.

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