Daniel Sturridge was the hero for Liverpool last night as he netted to round off the 3-1 drubbing of Villarreal, It was easy to see how much it meant to Sturridge whose long term future at Liverpool had been questioned in recent weeks. His manic, open-eyed celebrations were certainly very scary and as such, it was perhaps little surprise that the striker was selected to undergo a ‘random’ drug test after the final whistle.
Hilarity ensued for the Liverpool striker when he returned to the dressing room to start the celebrations of reaching a European final only to find all his mates had gone home.
Loaded sports writer Pearse Corcoran has covered news, sport and entertainment for several national newspapers and radio stations in Ireland. Follow him on Twitter at @PearseCorcoran