Liverpool vs Man United: Teams pay tribute to a Liverpool fan killed in a freak accident
9-year-old Liverpool fan Jordan Banks was killed by a lightning strike on Tuesday.
Liverpool and Manchester United expressed their sorrow at the death of a 9-year-old fan on Tuesday.
Jordan Banks was killed by a lightning strike while training with Clifton Rangers Junior Football Club. The incident happened on Tuesday at Blackpool.
Jordan was rushed to the hospital where he has pronounced dead soon after.
The Liverpool team, in a gesture of tribute, practiced ahead of their clash with Manchester United wearing a jersey with Jordan Banks’s name on it.
The Team’s Twitter account also posted a heartfelt message in memory of their young fan.
You’ll Never Walk Alone, Jordan Banks ❤️
Nicknamed ‘mini-Milner’ by his coaches, Jordan was a brilliant person, as well as a passionate footballer. We’re all thinking of his loved ones tonight ❤️
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) May 13, 2021
Manchester United also, though its Twitter account expressed its thoughts and posted a message.
Both teams said that they are deeply saddened by what happened and would pray for his Loved ones tonight.