Newspaper Headline: Put your shirt on Liverpool

Newspaper Headline: Put your shirt on Liverpool – In this football language post we explain a newspaper headline from The Telegraph (January 20th 2020) ‘Put your shirt on Liverpool’ after the Reds defeated Manchester United 2-0.

Put your shirt on LiverpoolIn this football language post we explain a newspaper headline from The Telegraph (January 20th 2020)Put your shirt on Liverpool‘ after the Reds defeated Manchester United 2-0. Don’t forget we have hundreds more explanations of football language in our football glossary. If you have questions or comments about this or any other phrase then email us at:admin@languagecaster.com.

Newspaper Headline: Put your shirt on Liverpool

This headline is taken from The Telegraph (January 20th 2020) and refers to Mo Salah’s last-minute goal against Manchester United to give his side a 2-0 win. The phrase ‘to put your shirt on‘ means to bet a lot of money on something as people think it is a sure winner. Here the headline refers to the fact that Liverpool’s Mo Salah has thrown off his shirt in celebration of his late goal against rivals Manchester United – you can see the shirt flying in the air on the left of the image – and at the same time it is linked to the expression ‘put your shirt on something‘ as Liverpool are now clear favourites to win the title.

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