Liverpool keeper Karius now receives death threats


Merseyside Police says it is aware of death threats made to Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius after the Champions League final.

Officers said any threatening behaviour on social media would be investigated.

The 24-year-old and his family were the subject of threats after his two mistakes helped Real Madrid to a 3-1 win.

“We take social media posts of this nature extremely seriously. Offences will be investigated,” police said.

“Officers are aware of a number of comments and threats made via social media.

“Merseyside Police would like to remind social media users than any offences including malicious communications and threatening behaviour will be investigated.”

The German gifted Real striker Karim Benzema an easy goal for the opener in Kiev on Saturday night.

Karius later allowed a Gareth Bale shot to squirm in for Real’s third as the Spanish club won their third consecutive Champions League trophy.

He was in tears at the final whistle and apologised to fans.

“I’m infinitely sorry to my team-mates, for you fans, and for all the staff,” he tweeted.

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