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Tuesday, September 16, 2014

One night in Istanbul .........


One Night in Istanbul:

                That was the day where Liverpool FC really proved its footballing ability in Europe. The day was the Final of the Champions League of 2005, where Liverpool and ACMilan were to compete against each other for the title. A film has been made to mark the importance of that night, what was such special thing that happened in that night?? If you are a football fan you might be aware of it. If you are not a football fan than you have no idea at all and if you are a kop, well that was the day the reason to be part of the one of the successful club of Europe.

                It is Liverpool’s greatest night ever in history so It has been pictured ahead of the beginning of Champions League. As the Reds are preparing for the ChampionsLeague, the history will be inspiration and motivation for the players and It is a long waited occasion to mark the Reds comeback to European Prestigious competition.

The movie “One night in Istanbul”will be screening on cinemas from11th September 2014. This is a film neither of the Liverpool supporters would want to miss. Follow the updates of the movie on its Official facebook page “One night in Istanbul”.
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One Night In Istanbul : Movie

What happened at that day in Istanbul?


The Ataturk Olympic Stadium, Istanbul was packed in this night. The finalist for the Champions League Liverpool FC from England and AC Milan from Itlay were staged on for the Title. The day is still marked in history where the memorable event took place May 25th 2005.  AC Milan were regarded as the favorites to win and as predicted scored 3 goals in the first half of the match. The AC Milan captain Paolo Madini scored a goal within the first minutes and striker Hernan Crespo scored two more goals within the first half taking the tally to 3 – 0.

                Liverpool Fc made a comeback in the second half leveling the score to 3-3 with the goals from Steven Gerrard, Vladimir Smicer and Xabi Alonso and the score continued to remain the same through out the extra time as well. So, the decision was to be taken on penalty shootout. Liverpool won the match 3-2, when Andry Shevchenko’s penalty was saved by Liverpool Goalkeeper Jerzy Dudek.

                This night is fondly remembered among Liverpool Fans and this night is popularly known as the “Miracle Of Istanbul”. Our very on Captain Fantastic “Steven Gerrard” was man of the match.

This is the match I never get tired of watching the highlights. Waiting for the movie desperately and add one more precious movie to your Movies collection, which has many emotional and motivational value in it.

So, that “one night in Istanbul” has taught the Liverpool Fans to have faith in Its club and Keep supporting and backup the team for whatever the results it comes through.

What’s your favorite moment in that night in Istanbul Kops? Please do mention in the comment box below.
YNWA
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