- Liverpool battle Real Madrid for the Champions League title on Saturday, May 26
- They were given a warm welcome by the staff of Kiev airport with Mohamed Salah getting a bunch of flowers from his young admirer
- The Red are gunning for their sixth UCL title this weekend
Premier League campaigners Liverpool were given a prestigious reception in Ukraine as they landed in Kiev for their UEFA Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday, May 26.
The Reds jet out for their final and the most important match of the season as they hope to land their sixth UCL title of their career.
Jurgen Klopp’s men reached their first final of the competition after edging Roma out in the semifinals 7-6 on aggregate to set up a final with the most successful team in Europe.
The English topflight side landed in Kiev airport around 19:45 in a Boeing 737-406 jet and they were first received by a small player in the form of a favorite club.
The youngster presented a bouquet to his idol, Egypt forward Mohamed Salah, who eventually signed on the ball he was juggling.
Kiev airport border guards also showed the English club support by painting part of their faces red while clearing them for entry in to the country.
The command of the State Border Guard Service of Ukraine supported the bold action of Shocking Welcome and decided to meet the guests in a creative way.
NAIJ.com earlier reported Liverpool left England for Kiev ahead of their Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday, May 26.
The Reds reached the last stage of this year’s edition of the championship after seeing off competitions from Manchester City and AS Roma in the quarter and the semi final stages of the tournament.
However, they will be hoping to win their sixth UEFA top club tournament this weekend as they posted the pictures of the entire team boarding their chartered flight to Ukraine for the crunch game.
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