Liverpool to play in Malaysia in July 2011

The good news is Liverpool fans in Malaysia are in for a big treat. Coming this July 2011 you will no longer walk alone. Liverpool team is coming to Malaysia and that is confirm.The Reds will be in Kuala Lumpur in July as part of their Asia summer tour.

The good news is posted on their official site: http://www.liverpoolfc.tv/news/latest-news/lfc-announce-asia-summer-tour

This is the first time the Reds are here, ahead of their premier league campaign.

"The match will be a piece of football history as this is the first time Liverpool FC will be stepping on Malaysian soil and it has created a lot of excitement," ProEvents said in a press statement.

Liverpool's Asia summer tour will also take the team to Guangzhou (China) and Seoul (South Korea).

In 2009 the English side enjoyed a successful 10-day pre-season tour of Thailand and Singapore.

"I am sure you would want to see this team live in action in Malaysia," Football Association of Malaysia (FAM) deputy president Tengku Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah tells AFP.

Adds The Reds managing director Ian Ayre, "It will be a historic visit to this beautiful country and we are very pleased to be able to give the huge number of Liverpool supporters in Malaysia the opportunity of seeing their heroes in action."

In his posting, Liverpool FC captain Steven Gerrard writes: "Whenever we go to Asia, the fans are always amazing. The supporters over there are fanatical about Liverpool and it's great that we can give so many of them a chance to come and watch the team play."

Meanwhile, a spokesperson from the Youth and Sports Ministry tells The Daily Chilli that more details will be announced soon.

Standard Chartered is the main sponsor for The Reds.
Source: Dailychilli.com
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