After the intense news over the past few days, Liverpool finally got permission from FIFA to wear their gold World Cup Club winner badge on their Jersey. It’s just that, FIFA provides the use in one Premier League match. Why is that?
As is known, Liverpool advanced as Europe’s representative in the Club World Cup this year after winning the European Champions League last season. They immediately stepped into the semifinals and won over Monterrey. In the final round, the Marseyside Team faced Flamengo, the party was held last Sunday (12/22).
The Reds managed to come out as champions after winning by a thin score of 1-0. The victory was obtained with difficulty. Liverpool were draw 0-0 by Flamengo for 90 minutes. As a result, the match continued into extra time. The Red Squad’s goal was finally created in the 99th minute through Roberto Firmino’s action.
In fact, this is the first Club World Cup title for Liverpool, before they had the chance to win the trophy in 2005, but lost to Sao Paolo in the final. As champions, Liverpool has the right to wear a gold emblem as proof that they have won the Club World Cup. Meanwhile, the badge itself came from FIFA.
For the European Champions League, the badge can be used by Liverpool even until the next Club World Cup is finished. However, the Premier League has its own regulations. All clubs must apply to install certain emblems on their uniforms. The Marseyside team also submitted the request.
As per The Telegraph’s report, Liverpool are welcome to wear the attribute for one match. The Reds were given permission as a form of celebration for the success of winning the Club Club World Cup 2019. Not yet known at which match Liverpool will wear the emblem.
But it is believed, the badge will be worn by Liverpool when dealing with Watford at Anfield on 29 December. For information, the gold emblem marking the Club World Cup championship has been introduced since 2007. Until now, only two English clubs have been invited to wear the emblem. Including Manchester United.