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26 signs that you’re a hardcore Liverpool fan

Do you know all the words to the Anfield Rap? Then you probably have an unhealthy obsession with the club.

1. Every year, you think: ‘this will be our year’


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2. You still haven’t forgiven Wayne Rooney for wearing his Everton jersey at Liverpool trials as a youngster


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3. You admire Jamie Carragher for his straight-talking nature

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4. You think Steven Gerrard is the second coming

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5. You always knew Jordan Henderson would come good


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6. You swear every time Michael Thomas’ name is mentioned

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7. May 25, 2005 was the greatest night of your life

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8. You can’t quite tally your hatred of Gary Neville the player with your admiration for Gary Neville the pundit

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9. After extensive research on the Evra case, you can confirm that Luis Suarez is not a racist

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10. You only use Wilkinson Sword when shaving even though George Gillett had nothing to do with the razor brand


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11. You never buy The Sun


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12. You think Jari Litmanen was criminally under-utilised during his stint at the club

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13. You knew Liverpool would win in Istanbul when Jerzy Dudek made THAT save

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14. You think Rafa Benitez should never have been sacked, and that the media misunderstood him

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15. You think Bob Paisley is a better manager than Fergie because he won more European Cups and it took him only nine years


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16. You see no irony in Bill Shankly’s famous ‘matter of life or death’ remark

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17. You think that if Luis Suarez doesn’t win Player of the Year at the end of this season, it’s a travesty

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18. You believe Steven Gerrard should still be England captain, even after he retires


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19. You were heartbroken when Fernando Torres/Xabi Alonso left


20. You never really liked Michael Owen


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21. You think Dalglish is still The King even if the second coming never quite worked out

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22. You know all the words to the Anfield Rap

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23.  You own a white suit


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24. You still wear a nasal strip when playing five-a-side


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25. You also wear gloves like Barnsey, but draw the line at tights


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26. You’d genuinely pause for thought when asked if your kids being born was better than Istanbul


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What have we forgotten? Let us know in the comments section below.

A version of this piece was published on 5 April 2013

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