Fresh off leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to glory in the 2016 NBA Finals, LeBron James has switched to full soccer mode.
A big fan of Liverpool, and a minority owner, James has previously visited Anfield to take in games and is open about his love for the Merseyside club.
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He isn’t afraid to give Reds boss Jurgen Klopp a bit of advice ahead of Liverpool’s U.S. tour either, as he posted the following message to the German coach on his Facebook page.
Jurgen, if you need a powerful forward who is extremely competent at putting a ball in a net, LeBron is your man.
Let the “if only our best athletes played soccer” talk begin among American fans in 3, 2, 1…
Liverpool kicks off their U.S. Tour on the West Coast as they play Chelsea in Pasadena, Calif. on Jul. 27 and AC Milan in Santa Clara, Calif. on Jul. 30 in the International Champions Cup. They will also play AS Roma in St. Louis in a friendly on Aug. 1.