Samuel L Jackson: The American actor began following the Reds after he starred in cult movie 'The 51st State', which was filmed in Liverpool. Jackson even went to Anfield to watch a Merseyside derby clash against Everton. He recalls: "I went to see the derby game when I was there, against Everton. That was cool. I enjoyed that."
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Monday, December 19, 2016: Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring the winning goal against Everton in injury time during the FA Premier League match, the 227th Merseyside Derby, at Goodison Park. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)
Liverpool maintained their pursuit of a top-four place in magnificent style as Everton were thrashed in the Merseyside derby at Anfield. Billed as the most crucial league meeting between the sides in 30 years, the contest was all over inside 35 minutes as Liverpool raced into a three-goal lead courtesy of Steven Gerrard's header and two goals in three minutes from striker Daniel Sturridge.