A rivalry that will NEVER fade! Alberto Moreno is aiming for Liverpool to dig for Man United after his Villarreal side have won the Europa League in dramatic penalties …
Alberto Moreno showed that old rivalry never dies by sending a message to Liverpool fans after beating Manchester United in the Europa League final.
The Spaniard replaced Villarreal in the second half, scoring in the penalty shoot-out as they defeated United to take their first-ever major trophy.
And in the aftermath of the unlikely win, Moreno took to Instagram for a livestream, where in one section emphatically, ‘Vamos, you’ll never walk alone! You are never alone! ‘ in camera with a clear nod to his former side Liverpool after beating their bitter rivals.
Alberto Moreno sent a special message to Liverpool fans after his Europa League win
Moreno gave his rendition of Liverpool’s club anthem ‘You’re Never Walk Alone’ on Instagram
After returning to the dressing rooms, Moreno messaged Liverpool fans again in a second piece in front of the camera.
In the clip, he targets losing finalists United and says: ‘To all Liverpool fans, Vamos! (Come on). Manchester United, go, go Manchester United, go! You never walk alone, siempre (always) Liverpool, in my heart. ‘
It’s a moment that will delight Reds fans after the former player helped United refuse a first major trophy since 2017.
After a 1-1 draw in normal time by Gerard Moreno and Edinson Cavani strikes, the Spanish outlet defeated the favorites in a gigantic 11-10 shoot-out.
The left back made 141 for Liverpool from 2014-2019 and was part of the Reds squad that took home the Champions League trophy in his last season.
It is the 28-year-old Europa League’s second win after winning with Sevilla in 2014, before being beaten in the final by his former club for Liverpool the following season.
Moreno was with Liverpool between 2014 and 2019 helping them win the Champions League
It is the second time that Moreno has won the trophy, while he also lost in the final with Liverpool
It was a disappointing evening for United, after they failed to convince during the 120 minutes of action in Gdansk before David de Gea’s saved penalty kick sealed their fate.
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insisted that his side ‘did not show up’ at the showpiece as he waits for a first major trophy in charge.
“We didn’t show up. We didn’t play as well as we can. That’s football for you. Sometimes they chose one kick and that is the difference between winning and losing, ‘said Solskjaer after the defeat.
“We shouldn’t enjoy the feeling, but taste it and make sure you don’t get it anymore.”
Manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said United ‘did not show up’ after losing in the final on penalties