LeBron James replied to Liverpool being proclaimed champions of England via social media on Thursday. Los Angeles Lakers star and Liverpool supporter LeBron James celebrated the Reds’ Premier League win.
Liverpool ended a 30-year wait to be crowned English champions on Thursday, thanks to Manchester City’s 2-1 loss to Chelsea in the Premier League.
Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool became the first Anfield team to hold a league crown since 1990, with seven games remaining in 2019-20.
Three-time NBA champion James, who bought a minority stake in Liverpool in 2011, has reacted to the club ‘s success via social media.
James tweeted: “PREMIER CHAMPIONS LEAGUE!!!!!!!!!!!!! LET ‘S GO @LFC # YNWA.”
Liverpool – who in 2019-20 won 28 of their 31 league fixtures – celebrated yet another piece of silverware after winning in the Champions League last season.
The founders of Fenway Sports Group, which took over from Liverpool in 2010, have proven to be a successful company. The principal owner of Liverpool, John Henry, wrote via Twitter: “This has been a season for the ages and the Liverpool Football Club faithful.
“It was an unforgettable year of glorious achievement that culminated in the winning of the Premier League title tonight. With every single match, the world has seen the sheer determination of this club on the field – the planning, commitment, and skill of those who put together perhaps the greatest league success ever in the history of any country.
“This in addition to winning a European Championship, a Super Cup and a World Championship — the magnitude of this success have brought comfort and happiness to so many in a year filled with so much tragedy. It’s said, ‘We’re Liverpool.’ You, the fans are Liverpool in every way and you keep pushing the club forward — a legendary club that’s making history again.”