And just like that, a star is born.
An alarmed tabby now dubbed Anfield Cat rushed the hallowed grounds of Anfield during a Premier League match between Liverpool and Tottenham on Monday, much to the delight of Liverpool supporters who chanted feline-themed variations of the team battle cry.
Naturally, because this is a cat it became big news on the Internet. Equally naturally, because this is big news on the Internet, a nimble-fingered wit raced to Twitter to register @AnfieldCat and before you can say “longcat” BANG! More than 20,000 followers sign up for hard-hitting football commentary like:
By the way, the match ended in a 0-0 draw. Here’s Anfield Cat in action.
Clearly, the next time the next time the Liverpool squad needs a pick-me-up, the first call should be placed to Coach David Bennett.