Nelson Mandela wearing a Liverpool Football Club jersey during the teams tour to South Africa

Nelson Mandela: During his time as South African President, Mandela met the Liverpool squad during the Reds' tour of Africa back in Presented with a Liverpool shirt by John Barnes, he later told the winger in an interview that he was a fan of the club.

Liverpool infographic: Recall every trophy won by the Reds in this fantastic timeline

With 41 major trophies won, only Liverpool can claim the title of England's most successful football club ever.

Graphic: Liverpool's complete 2015-2016 Barclays Premier League fixture list - Liverpool FC

Graphic: Liverpool's complete 2015-2016 Barclays Premier League fixture list - Liverpool FC

@Liverpool FC legend Xabi Alonso takes a corner in front of the Anfield Road End #LFC

Gab Solórzano Lunt FC legend Xabi Alonso takes a corner in front of the Anfield Road End

Robbie Fowler and Roy Keane exchange pleasantries during the 1996 FA Cup Final. #LFC

Robbie Fowler (Liverpool) and Roy Keane (Manchester United) exchange pleasantries during the 1996 FA Cup Final.

Jari Litmanen, FC Barcelona (1999–2001, 21 apps, 3 goals). After 7 years in Amsterdam, Louis van Gaal asked FC Barcelona to address Litmanen's signing for his new project. The club fulfilled the wishes of the Dutchman and paid 4 million pesetas to sign Ajax star. The Finnish was in Barcelona in the summer of 1999 until January 2001, when he was transferred to Liverpool. In the year and a half he was in the club, Litmanen played only 21 games and is remembered as one of the biggest…

Jari Litmanen played for Barca scored 3 goals in 21 matches. The Fin had his greatest success with Ajax Amsterdam before coming to Barcelona.

European Football League Comparison 2011 [Infographic] #in

A comparison of various statistics for the top 20 European football leagues, as ranked by UEFA

Shots and Goals from the Premier League’s Top Scorers This Season: heat chart (interactive) #EPL

Shots and Goals from the Premier League’s Top Scorers This Season

Shots and Goals from the Premier League’s Top Scorers This Season: heat chart (interactive)

Robbie Fowler celebrates his goal, and mocks the abuse of the Everton fans

THE LIST: Sportsmail's top 10 of the greatest goal poachers to have played in English football

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