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Karius doesn’t claim concussion as an excuse

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 12: Loris Karius of Liverpool warms up prior to the Premier League match between Liverpool FC and West Ham United at Anfield on August 12, 2018 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)
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The Liverpool goalkeeper does not think this is a valid excuse to say his team lost against Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League

In the 2017-2018 UEFA Champions League Final, Liverpool was defeated 3-1 against Real Madrid in Kiev, Ukraine.

During the match, goalkeeper Loris Karius made two mistakes that at the end cost the team goals and the trophy.

He claims to have had a concussion after clashing with Madrid’s defender Sergio Ramos, but the Spanish footballer has yet to apologize.

“No. I don’t think that he has got my number,” Karius was quoted by Team Talk.

“He’s a hard player but I have nothing against him personally. I don’t know whether he did that on purpose, but that doesn’t matter to me in the end. Only one person knows and this is Sergio Ramos.”

“I went down and thought: ‘What’s going on now?’ No reaction from the five referees. I felt the adrenaline rushing through my body and thought only about playing on,” he added.

“A concussion was proven, and it harmed my spatial vision. The club asked me to go see a specialist. But again, I won’t use this as an excuse. I performed constantly throughout the whole season, so you can put it this way: under ordinary circumstances, I cannot explain those mistakes.”

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