England / FA Cup

Captain Fantastic

With Liverpool down a goal to West Ham after a Paul Konchesky cross floated into the back of the net, the 2006 FA Cup was surely bound for London. The game had been intense and only minutes earlier, Steven Gerrard had to call over a teammate to stretch out his cramping legs. The Reds captain had been tireless all game, but now it seemed he could barely walk across the midfield line for Liverpool’s corner kick, what was likely the last play of the game. Liverpool ended up winning on penalties.

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