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Liverpool legend Grobbelaar: I've broken Anfield Prem curse - by splashing urine on posts!

Liverpool legend Bruce Grobbelaar feels he's been able to lift a curse on Anfield - placed on the stadium by a witchdoctor.

Grobbelaar, known for his lively character and fiery personality, opened up on a secret prior to Liverpool's Premier League clash with Watford on Saturday lunchtime.

The 62-year-old recounted a story in which he claimed a curse had been placed on Anfield, before he was able to lift it in the most unusual of methods.

"I had a testimonial in 1992 and I was sponsored by Zambezi lager and they sent a witchdoctor with the lager," Grobbelaar began.

"He went around on the posts and put his goat's tail, put his water on the posts of both sides, got the microphone and said, 'If you don't have the jungle man Bruce Grobbelaar here, you won't win the title'.

"Of course, I went back to South Africa, went to Canada, came back. Remember when Stevie G, he slipped? One night game I went down to the Kop end, I peed on the posts.

"That breaks the spell. I got thrown out. I didn't do the Anfield Road and we finished second."

Grobbelaar was determined to carry out his task and complete his urinating mission.

"I fulfilled my task. Last season I played in a corporate game here, we were in the dressing room and the guy said 'you have to do the business today'.

"I said, 'okay'. I took a water bottle, poured the water out, peed in the bottle, came back," he added.

"First-half at the Kop end, I splashed it all over the posts. Second-half, I came down to the Anfield Road end and splashed it all over the posts. End of last season," Grobbelaar concluded.

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