Looking Back at His Career as Martin Skrtel Turns 38 Today

Martin Skrtel turns 38 this year on 15th December. Many would have forgotten that during the eight and half seasons he spent in Liverpool he had played under the captain Jurgen Klopp. This would come up after an x-rated message surfaced from Skrtel’s account on Klopp’s account. Martin, a Slovakian footballer, has served Liverpool for a long time. He joined the club on this very day, back in 2008, for a sum of £6.5m. He made eighteen appearances in total after which he left the Reds to join Fenerbahce in 2016.

LIVERPOOL SHOULD SIGN THIS MIDFIELDER, ACCORDING TO SKRTEL

Will Liverpool beat out the likes of Real Madrid, Chelsea, Manchester City, and plenty more of Europe’s top outfits to Jude Bellingham’s signature? A chorus of “no!” has been the response from rival fans, a handful of commentators and even those within the Reds’ fanbase. LiverpoolOne report claimed Jude Bellingham has already prioritised a switch to Real Madrid – this has since been disputed.

MARTIN SKRTEL JOINS LFC LEGENDS SQUAD FOR CLASH AGAINST MANCHESTER UNITED

Liverpool legend Martin Skrtel will make his debut for Liverpool FC Legends when they meet Manchester United at Anfield next month. The former Reds defender, who called time on his professional career earlier this year, is the latest signing for the team for the forthcoming second leg of the Legends of the North contest. After a 3-1 victory at Old Trafford in May, LFC Legends host their rivals in a 3pm BST kick-off at Anfield on Saturday September 24.

PREDICTED LIVERPOOL LINEUP AGAINST FULHAM AS SKRTEL TIPS REDS FOR WIN

Liverpool will look to kick-start the 2022/23 season strongly when they lock horns with Fulham at Craven Cottage in Saturday’s lunch-time kick-off. But Jurgen Klopp has several roster issues hampering his preparations ahead of his team’s season opener. Seven first-team players will be missing for Liverpool against Fulham, with Ibrahima Konate (knee) and Diogo Jota (thigh) the major absentees. In addition, Kostas Tsimikas (knock), Naby Keita (illness), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring), Curtis Jones (calf), and Caoimhin Kelleher also miss out.

SKRTEL BACKS GERRARD TO BECOME LIVERPOOL MANAGER IN FUTURE

Martin Skrtel believes Steven Gerrard will be the manager to succeed Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool In an interview with The Times, former Reds defender Martin Skrtel believes Steven Gerrard is the right man to succeed Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool when the German manager leaves the club. Gerrard represented the Merseyside club 709 times in his 17 years at the club as a player. Playing for his boyhood club, the 42-year-old captained the side to a memorable Champions League trophy. Skrtel believes the former midfielder is the right man for the job if and when the Reds and Klopp decide to part ways. Hopefully, that will not be anytime soon.

LIVERPOOL'S MARTIN SKRTEL: THE RISE OF A TOP DEFENDER

Looks, tattoos and defensive abilities have grown day-by-day for Martin Skrtel, after his arrival from Zenit Saint Petersburg in the winter of 2008. Looking back into the pages of history a little bit, Skrtelai??i??s carrier kicked off at native club FK AS Trencin where he notched up 45 games as he grew from being 17 to 20 years old.

SKRTEL: SPARTAK TRNAVA CAREER PROBED

Martin Skrtel signed for Spartak Trnava in his native Slovakia in August 2021following his decision to return to play club football in his home country. The experienced centre back returned to Slovakia after almost two decades playing club football in other countries. Martin Skrtel returned to the Slovakian league 17 years after his exit.

SKRTEL GOT WHAT HE WANTED

Martin Skrtel is a forgotten man in Merseyside these days, but the domineering defender spent almost nine years at the club before he made the switch to Turkish side Fenerbache in 2016. While he had a cult following at the club, his exit would always be remembered for the kind of mess that had prior to the switch.

Skrtel was one of the first players to leave Liverpool at the start of Jurgen Klopp’s era at Liverpool. The Slovakian played just 18 times for Klopp before he was sold following some nasty events. Skrtel was a key member of the team, playing regularly in the first half of the premier league season for Klopp before picking up a hamstring injury in December.

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