Like a fine wine, Rickie Lambert’s life just keeps getting better and better.
The veteran striker, who just four years ago was playing in League 2 with Bristol Rovers, has seen his career shoot to the stars in the last few years, with inclusion in the England set-up, followed by a World Cup call-up.
And tonight, it’s gone to another level: the Liverpool-supporting striker has been signed by his childhood club on a 2 year contract.
Lambert actually played for Liverpool’s underage sides as a boy, from 10 to 15, before being released.
It’s been a long road back, but he’s finally on his way back to Anfield, via Southampton, and his sister Melanie has tweeted her joy over the move, showing how much it means to him and the family