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LeBron James
Gender Male
Ethnic African American
Job American Basket Player
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2013 11 23 Retrieve

[Lebron James on potentially teaming up with David Beckham to establish an MLS side in Florida] There’s some interest in both sides. David has become a good friend of mine over the last few years and I think it would be great for this city to have a football club, for sure. The research is still being made out but I think it can be huge. I think this is a great town for soccer. There are a lot of soccer players here. There is a lot of great youth soccer here

2019 06 03 Retrieve

[When did LeBron James get involved with Liverpool?] I am thrilled to be working with [FSG founders] John Henry and Tom Werner. These guys, like me, have a passion for sports. You can see the drive and commitment they have for their teams. For me, this is about being in business with an organisation that loves sports as much as I do.

[James subsequently compared Liverpool to the Dallas Cowboys, the New York Yankees and - perhaps annoyingly so for Reds fans - Manchester United] Any time you have so much history and so much power behind their story, there is great potential to continue that expansion. Liverpool are definitely one of those clubs. They really are like Man U - and the Dallas Cowboys and the New York Yankees. There are some teams and logos you see, no matter where you are in the world, and you know exactly who they are and what they mean. I see Liverpool in that group

[Does LeBron James go to Liverpool games?] To be at Anfield and see 40,000 fans screaming at the top of their lungs, the whole game, was an unbelievable experience for me

[He joked of the meeting with Dalglish] King Kenny is something else! His accent is very strong. So it was very difficult to understand what he was saying

2020 03 21 Retrieve

[With the NBA season postponed, superstar LeBron James had time to shout out some of his favourite footballers] Favorite soccer players? I’ve got a few of them. First off, every player on Liverpool. Straight up, every player on Liverpool. Mbappe, Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, those guys are legends, man. I love those guys. Messi, legend. Zlatan? He’s crazy, but he’s damn good though