Liverpool Champions League-winning hero Djimi Traore on the Miracle of Istanbul, 15 years on

On May 25th, 2005, Liverpool produced one of the greatest comebacks in sporting history, as they beat AC Milan, to claim the club’s fifth European Cup. And ahead of the 15th anniversary of the Miracle of Istanbul, the Liverpool ECHO’s LFC correspondent spoke to Djimi Traore, one of the Liverpool heroes on that famous night. Djimi tells Paul all about the run up to the final; what Rafa Benitez said before it; exactly what happened at half-time, when it appeared he would be coming off; Steven Gerrard; the penalty shoot-out, and the celebrations back in Liverpool the next day when 1 million people lined the streets of the city. Enjoy.

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