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Inside Liverpool’s raucous FA Cup celebrations after beating Chelsea after a sudden death penalty shootout

Another ‘Hendo Shuffle’, James Milner’s tears in the team bus… and everyone greets Virgil van Dijk! Inside Liverpool’s raucous FA Cup celebrations after beating Chelsea after a sudden death penalty shootout

  • Liverpool beat Tuchel’s side on penalties to win the FA Cup at Wembley Stadium
  • It was Kostas Tsimakos who scored the 13th penalty of the day to win the match
  • Chelsea’s Mason Mount failed to convert from the penalty spot to keep them in
  • Liverpool players and staff celebrated in the dressing rooms and on the bus
  • Jordan Henderson performed his iconic shuffle while his teammates sang along
  • While James Milner shared a funny video on the team bus with Andy Robertson
  • Sportsmail has wrapped up Saturday night’s Liverpool celebrations

Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool side have used social media to give their fans an insight into Saturday night’s celebrations after beating Chelsea 6-5 on penalties at Wembley.

Liverpool completed a clean sweep of the domestic cups after Kostas Tsimikas scored the decisive goal to claim the FA Cup after a scoreless 90 minutes and extra time.

Not only did their triumph over Chelsea give Klopp some extra silverware, it kept Liverpool’s hopes of winning the historic quadruple alive. As a result, Liverpool players and staff ran off to celebrate with their fans after Tsimikas’ effort.

Liverpool defeated Chelsea at Wembley on penalties to win the FA Cup on Saturday afternoon

It was Kostas Tsimakos who put the 13th penalty of the day in the bottom right corner

It was Kostas Tsimakos who put the 13th penalty of the day in the bottom right corner

Meanwhile, Chelsea's Mason Mount failed to convert from the penalty spot to keep them in

Meanwhile, Chelsea’s Mason Mount failed to convert from the penalty spot to keep them in

The Liverpool team danced on the ground amid a mist of red torches. They even sprayed champagne and sang to their fans as they received the trophy at the stadium.

Luis Diaz – who was chosen as Man of the Match of the FA Cup final – posed after the awards ceremony with the trophy lid on his head while holding his individual award.

Harvey Elliott may not have been in the roster for the FA Cup final, but that didn’t stop him from enjoying the post-match celebrations.

Luis Diaz - who was chosen as Man of the Match in the FA Cup final - posed with the trophy cover on his head after the awards ceremony

Luis Diaz – who was chosen as Man of the Match in the FA Cup final – posed with the trophy cover on his head after the awards ceremony

Harvey Elliott was seen wearing the Mohamed Salah facemask and Liverpool flag as he pounced on the club's press officer Matt McCann for a piggyback

Harvey Elliott was seen wearing the Mohamed Salah facemask and Liverpool flag as he pounced on the club’s press officer Matt McCann for a piggyback

The 19-year-old was seen wearing a Mohamed Salah facemask and Liverpool flag as he pounced on the club’s press officer Matt McCann for an impromptu piggyback ride.

The celebrations didn’t stop there. The Liverpool cohort took to social media to show their fans how the squad and staff had celebrated victory in the dressing rooms.

Jordan Henderson – who put in an outstanding performance throughout the game despite having to play more central due to Fabinho’s injury – led the celebrations in the dressing room.

Still dressed in his match kit, with a pair of flip flops on his feet, the Liverpool captain shuffled his way into the dressing room, holding the trophy. His teammates heard Freed From Desire singing in the background.

The squad also celebrated their FA Cup win with Egyptian footballer Moamen Zakaria (center), who was diagnosed with ALS in 2020.

The squad also celebrated their FA Cup win with Egyptian footballer Moamen Zakaria (center), who was diagnosed with ALS in 2020.

Zakaria (center) was filmed holding the trophy as the squad sang and sang around him

Zakaria (center) was filmed holding the trophy as the squad sang and sang around him

The captain then bent over to place the trophy on the Liverpool crest in the center of the room. A decision that proved to be very popular among his teammates as everyone danced around the cup later on.

Mo Salah took to his Instagram story to get an insight into the players all dancing and singing in the middle of the locker room. His teammates looked as excited as he was about their triumph.

The squad also celebrated their FA Cup win with Egyptian footballer Moamen Zakaria, who was diagnosed with ALS in 2020. He was filmed holding the trophy as the crew sang and sang around him.

The players also made good use of their voices to serenade Virgil van Dijk by singing a reworking of The Pogues’ classic ‘Dirty Old Town’ that Liverpool fans had come up with for the defender.

The Netherlands international clearly enjoyed the love he received from his teammates as he raised his arms in the air and sang along as he danced with a topless James Milner.

Others took a more subtle approach to their celebrations, simply sharing photos on their social media accounts of themselves with the trophy next to their friends.

Alisson – who saved Mason Mount’s penalty to give Tsimikas a chance to win the match – shared a photo of him holding his medal in the dressing room before posting one of him lifting the trophy in the air.

The party didn’t stop in the dressing room either. After the game, the players continued to celebrate the occasion in the team bus. Milner took to Instagram to share a post with his fans.

Milner shared a photo of him holding the trophy and smiling with his medal around his neck. He also shared a video taken from Andy Robertson’s phone with a hilarious TikTok filter.

The sad face filter has taken TikTok by storm over the past week with many videos going viral. The filter is designed to make a person look like they are crying without them knowing.

Alisson - who saved Mason Mount's penalty to give Tsimikas a chance to win the match - shared a photo of him holding his medal in the locker room

Alisson – who saved Mason Mount’s penalty to give Tsimikas a chance to win the match – shared a photo of him holding his medal in the locker room

Robertson decided to try the filter on Milner and was… heard say, ‘Why are you angry? Has it been that much?’. Milner immediately realized what was going on and played along.

Milner then shared the video on his own page, captioning it: One was on my phone and one was on Robbos, any guess at which one. What a team. Thank you for the incredible support’.

Liverpool will continue to celebrate their win this weekend, but their attention will soon return to the Premier League when they face Southampton on Tuesday.

Klopp’s side must stay focused as they need to grab all three points to have a chance of completing the historic quadruple room this season.

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