Jamie Carragher mocked by Henry and Richards before ex-Red invites LeBron James to Paris!
Jamie’s Villarreal roller coaster! Henry and Richards mock Carragher for suffering during Liverpool’s struggles in Spain, before having a beer and inviting LeBron James to the final as their guest.
Jamie Carragher endured a roller coaster of emotions in the CBS studio as he watched his beloved Liverpool reach the Champions League final, but only after a first-half scare against Villarreal.
The Reds’ two-goal lead in the first leg evaporated after a torrid first half in which the Spanish underdogs shattered that lead, causing Carragher to pace back and forth in a wave of panic at the study.
But after Jurgen Klopp’s side came back with three goals after the interval, Carragher was once again upbeat as he celebrated in style, even inviting basketball legend and Liverpool co-owner LeBron James as his guest at the tournament. final in Paris on May 28.
Jamie Carragher endured a roller coaster of emotions in the CBS studio as he watched Liverpool reach the Champions League final, going from wandering around the studio to having a beer.
Thierry Henry and Micah Richards couldn’t contain themselves during the first half drama
The former Liverpool defender Carragher is an expert on CBS Sports coverage and was joined by Arsenal legend Thierry Henry, former Man City defender Micah Richards and presenter Kate Abdo in the studio on Tuesday night.
However, their night quickly soured when Boulaye Dia scored inside three minutes and Francis Coquelin leveled on aggregate with four minutes remaining in the first half.
And behind-the-scenes footage on CBS footage shows Carragher pacing around the studio, shaking his head, while Henry and Carragher are roaring with laughter sitting comfortably in their seats.
Liverpool’s heartwarming second-half comeback prompted a change of mood for Carragher
Yet by full time, with goals from Fabinho, Luis Diaz and Sadio Mane sealing a comeback victory and a place in the final, Carragher was jubilant as he celebrated Liverpool’s progression.
He had a Heineken beer alongside Richards and then got a special invite for LA Lakers icon James, saying, ‘LeBron, if you want to come to Paris, you can join us and the CBS team and you can be my guest.
I’m in the country and I want you with us in Paris. Give us the support we need to win that seventh European Cup. Come join us, big man!
By the end of the night, Carragher was inviting LeBron James to join him for the final in Paris.
LA Lakers legend has co-owned since 2021 and joined FSG as a partner
This follows James tweeting: ‘Paris here we come!!…’ delighted to see the Reds reach a third final of the season.
The American has been part-owner since 2021 and joined Liverpool-owned Fenway Sports Group as a partner, although he already individually owned a two per cent stake in the club.
Liverpool are chasing a historic quadruple this season and will play either Man City or Real Madrid in the Paris final, while challenging City for the Premier League title and taking on Chelsea in the FA Cup final on 14 December. may.