UCL Final: Liverpool Star Sadio Mane Sends 300 Liverpool Shirts To Senegal
Sadio Mane has gifted 300 Liverpool shirts to locals in his hometown in Senegal, to allow them to put on them throughout the Champions League remaining.
The 26-year-old ahead, who grew up in Bambali within the West African nation, made the beneficiant gesture earlier than the Reds’ conflict with 12-time winners Real Madrid on Saturday.
“There are 2,000 in the village. I bought 300 Liverpool jerseys to send to the people in the village, so the fans can wear to watch the final,” mentioned Mane.
“My mum and my uncle, they’re all going to be watching.
“Nobody within the village will work today. I might be going again in the summertime after the World Cup and hopefully I might be displaying everybody a (winners’) medal.”
The village, the place his household nonetheless reside, is the place Mane watched Liverpool’s well-known comeback over AC Milan within the 2005 remaining – on the age of 13.
“I remember AC Milan v Liverpool. Three-nil down, then 3-3 and penalties. This was a big memory for me,” mentioned Mane, who revealed he was a Barcelona fan on the time.
“If you had said then I would be playing the final I would say it is something incredible in my life. Hopefully we are going to win.”