Liverpool-Manchester United with Rory McIlroy

Golf takes a trip to the stadium and around the world, as proven by Liverpool-Manchester United

by Andrea Gussoni
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Liverpool-Manchester United with Rory McIlroy
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Golf takes a trip to the stadium and around the world, as proven by Liverpool-Manchester United. Two of Rome 2023's heroes, Rory McIlroy and Tyrrell Hatton, were in attendance at Anfield, the home ground of Liverpool. Ludvig Aberg, another winner in Rome, was also present in a separate section.

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Rory McIlroy, currently ranked number two worldwide, and Tyrrell Hatton (number 12), had a close view of the scoreless draw between the Reds and Manchester United. Rory is a passionate supporter of Manchester.

The British duo was welcomed by Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher and posed on the pitch with the Ryder Cup trophy. The images of the golfers on the field went viral, spreading worldwide.

"The last time I was here for Liverpool-Manchester United at Anfield was in 2007.

Manchester won with a last-minute goal by John O'Shea. It's true that Manchester United is not in great form, but this is a common challenge in golf, as I have experienced with Hatton. It only takes a spark to reignite the fire, and I hope it comes soon," commented McIlroy.

Aberg's presence (currently ranked 32nd in the world) was only documented in a photo released by Liverpool.

The Swedish newcomer was accompanied by his father. Manchester United Football Club known simply as Manchester United, is an English football club based in the city of Manchester. It has played in the Premier League, the top flight of the English football championship, since 1975.

Founded in 1902 on the basis of the former Newton Heath F.C. of 1878, is the most successful team in England together with Liverpool, having won 67 trophies and 13 championships from 1992-1993. Under the management of Scottish manager Alex Ferguson, who coached Manchester United continuously from November 1986 to May 2013, the English team won 38 trophies.[1] At national level the club has won 20 championships (record), 12 FA Cups, 6 League Cups and 21 (of which 4 shared) FA Super Cups (record).

At international level it has won 3 European Cups/UEFA Champions League, a Europa League, a Cup Winners' Cup, a European Super Cup, an Intercontinental Cup and a FIFA Club World Cup (the only English club to have won both the Intercontinental and the Club World Cup).

It is among the eight teams in Europe that have managed to achieve the treble, that is, winning the championship, the national cup and the UEFA Champions League in the same sporting season (in 1998-1999).

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