Steve McManaman AKA Shaggy is undoubtedly one of Liverpool's greatest legends who the Reds still praise even after his retirement a long time ago. He also posted miraculous performances for fellow Premier League side Manchester City and La Liga giants Real Madrid.
He started his journey with the historic FA Cup win for the Reds in 1992 and helped Real Madrid win the Champions League in 2002. And ahead of the long-awaited clash between Real Madrid and Liverpool in the Champions League this On Sunday, Steve showed his loyalty to the club and eventually picked a combined XI.
Liverpool legend Steve McManaman has declared his Champions League final XI
In his recent video interview with Betway, he talked about his culminating latest XI featuring the best Real Madrid and Liverpool players. Speaking of goalkeepers, he said: "I don't know about this one. I have a strong opinion on all the other positions, apart from this one, because Thibaut Courtois had a great season this year. He probably had his best season in a Real Madrid shirt.
He further added, “I mean, I would pick Alisson because I think he's had more clean sheets. But he was close, really. I could have gone both ways with the goalkeepers. He's really good with his feet, Courtois. Sometimes you don't see Real Madrid enough to have a solid opinion. He had a very good season, Courtois. But I would probably go with Alisson.
Steve McManaman's Legacy
Steve said: “I would pick all four Liverpool backs. I think they've been great this year. Mendy, Carvajal, Militao. I mean, Alaba has done very well since he arrived, a tremendous amount of experience. And then he added: “But the fact that Liverpool have kept so many clean sheets this year and the fact that the two full-backs have had so many assists and scored goals, I would pick all four Liverpool backs. »
The former Liverpool star also said: “I'm slightly biased towards Liverpool, to be very honest, because I've seen them more often this year. So I would probably choose Fabinho. He then added: “I mean, I love Casemiro. He's been there so long now, hasn't he? But I would probably choose Fabinho, you know, he was at Real Madrid when he was younger. So I would probably choose Fabinho at the moment.
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