Liverpool legend Rush almost didn't make it back from Egypt

Liverpool legend Ian Rush almost didn't make it back from his promotional trip to Egypt!

Liverpool legend Ian Rush almost didn't make it back from his promotional trip to Egypt!

A few days before Kenny Dalglish’s side booked their first trip to Wembley since 1996 by beating Manchester City in the semi-finals, Anfield ambassador Rush was in a car going to see the pyramids.

The car was struck by a vehicle travelling at speed and was sent hurtling towards a wall.

“Everything was in slow motion,” he told the Sunday Express. “As I saw the wall I feared the worst, but luckily the wall collapsed under the impact and that saved us.

“There were four of us in the car and when you looked at the state of it, written off, you wondered how we all escaped without serious injury.

“The other car was also a write-off. I don’t think I’ve ever felt so lucky or relieved. We eventually arrived at the pyramids three hours late.

“Afterwards I was desperate for a drink to calm my nerves, only to find the restaurant didn’t sell alcohol. I was stuck on water, absolutely gutted.”

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