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WWE star Sheamus admits being Liverpool mad!

WWE star Sheamus admits he had a thrill of a lifetime being given a tour of Liverpool's Anfield stadium this week.

Sheamus and Ted DiBiase Jr took time out of their preparations for tonight's event to take in a stadium and museum tour.

Both the competitors are fanatical football fans - but for Sheamus the experience held extra significance due an allegiance to LFC he's held since growing up in Dublin.

"It's been brilliant - I've felt like a little kid walking around," he beamed when chatting to "I've just been in the museum and been around the whole stadium. Liverpool are the football club I've supported ever since I was a kid.

"I've always loved them. They had four great Irish players - Whelan, Houghton, Staunton and Aldridge. I particularly loved Ronnie Whelan, I thought he was a great player.

"My uncle was a big Liverpool fan and he'd always come over to our house and bring me video tapes. I remember picking up the official history of Liverpool FC video, which ran from the very beginning until just after we won the double (in 1986). I must have watched that tape about twice a day - it was great.

"It gave me great inspiration and I fell in love with the history of the club and everything about it - and the rest is history.

"That's what I was drawn towards and in the school playground I'd be pretending to be my favourite player. It's really special for me to be here."

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