This summer, the former Reds captain left Anfield after a ten-year stay for a fee of £12 million. Not only did he unexpectedly leave the Reds for the area, but fellow countryman and midfielder Fabinho did the same after becoming interested in him by the reigning champions Al Ittihad.
In his first managerial position since being fired as the manager of Aston Villa, the legendary Steven Gerrard of Liverpool took charge of the Dammam team. In addition to Moussa Dembele and Jack Hendry signing contracts in the Saudi Pro League, he made Jurgen Klopp’s captain one of his first acquisitions.
The club’s social media administrators apologized to Reds supporters after the debut of their new kit. The abbreviation .E.F.C. can be found on the back of their green strip.The same as
Liverpool’s adversary Everton.
In a tweet to their 19.7k followers, they apologize to all the @LFC fans for putting E.F.C on Hendo’s [Henderson] back. At least it’s not blue.
Better grab that kit number 10 before it sells out. “.
In the Kingdom, Henderson has switched from his recognizable number 14 from Liverpool to number 10. He will take on a position akin to the one he left behind at Anfield when he was named Ettifaq’s captain.
In the weekend’s 1-0 preseason victory over Al Jazira of Abu Dhabi, he made his professional debut.
In a farewell post to Liverpool supporters, Henderson said, “I’m not sure I have any words to sum up how I’m feeling right now – I’m in the dressing room for the last time so as you can imagine it’s very emotional. “However, I must attempt to explain what the past 12 years have meant for my family and I.
“I can still clearly recall that June night in 2011, when I was ecstatic but also growing increasingly anxious as the move from Sunderland became a reality.
It was difficult to leave my hometown and club, but you can’t turn down Liverpool when they come knocking. All of those events—driving through those historic Melwood gates, meeting Damien [Comolli], getting a queasy feeling in my stomach, being a little shy when I met Sir Kenny [Dalglish]—seem to have happened yesterday.
Who could have predicted that evening how the following 12 years would unfold when I watch that footage back when I was a young child?
There have been difficult times, I won’t lie.
incredibly challenging circumstances.
But when I reflect on my time at Liverpool, I will always remember the good times.
Where do I begin with the good times, he said again. One of the greatest honors of my life was being named captain of the Liverpool Football Club.
“I tried my best to act like a Liverpool captain from the moment the armband was handed to me. The biggest accolades at Liverpool, however, were not personal; rather, they were collective. Together, all of you and I.
Sixth, the most ideal night, begins in Madrid. Actually, I think this is my favorite night. You have no doubt witnessed the emotion, which was unavoidable. The experience left us speechless when we got home. Literally everywhere I looked, there you were. On cars, lampposts, roofs, windows, scaffolding, and even on trees.
“I sincerely appreciate you welcoming us.
It says everything about the club and its supporters that they did it not just once, but again even after we lost the Champions League Final. There can be no doubt that they are the best in the world, and there is none.
As players, we understood what it meant to you to end the wait when we brought number 19 home. We were aware of how crucial it was to make Liverpool champions once more.
That brings to the point ‘Anfield’ – the most special place in the world to play football, how could anyone think different?