A Real-life Football Star: Annie’s Dream Role for Damian Lewis

Today’s dream role for Damian Lewis comes from Annie, a big Damian Lewis and an even bigger Liverpool FC fan!

Annie has been a massive LFC supporter since 1977 – she remembers crying behind her mom’s sofa when Manchester United beat Liverpool in the FA Cup final! She believes LFC supporters are the best with the best songs and have some of the most memorable matches in football history! Her absolute hero is Steven Gerrard whom she was so lucky to see him play so many times but unfortunately never met in person… yet!

Well, Annie, I am sure Damian shares your sentiments both about Liverpool FC and Stevie Gerrard!

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A Real-life Football Star: Annie’s Dream Role for Damian Lewis

Today’s dream role for Damian Lewis comes from Annie, a big Damian Lewis and an even bigger Liverpool FC fan!

Annie has been a massive LFC supporter since 1977 – she remembers crying behind her mom’s sofa when Manchester United beat Liverpool in the FA Cup final! She believes LFC supporters are the best with the best songs and have some of the most memorable matches in football history! Her absolute hero is Steven Gerrard whom she was so lucky to see him play so many times but unfortunately never met in person… yet!

Well, Annie, I am sure Damian shares your sentiments both about Liverpool FC and Stevie Gerrard!

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Throwback Thursday to Damian Lewis in Will – A Football Movie

As I was thinking about Damian during England vs Denmark semi-final match in Euro 2020 last week, these pictures made my day. Damian was there at Wembley, with Gully and pals, to watch the game!

And in celebration of England becoming a finalist in a major football tournament for the first time in 55 years, our Throwback Thursday today takes us to Will, a football movie Damian made in 2011, that is about Liverpool playing in theĀ  2005 Champions League Final Match inĀ Ā Istanbul, Turkey, yes, my native country! As the great Charlie Crews would say “everything is connected” šŸ˜€

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Throwback Thursday to Damian Lewis in Will – A Liverpool Movie

Damian Lewis at Anfield in 2016, source: Getty Images

Well, boys and girls, some of us have been waiting for this for thirty years.

Yes – THIRTY YEARS!

And, after three long decades, Liverpool has once again won the English Premier League Title! I understand that while it may not be the event of the year for many of you, I am not uncertain it is a huge highlight for the man to whom this blog is dedicated šŸ˜€

In celebration of Liverpool becoming the English Premiere League Champions, our Throwback Thursday today takes us to Will, a football movie Damian made in 2011, that is about Liverpool playing in theĀ  2005 Champions League Final Match inĀ Ā Istanbul, Turkey, yes, my native country! As the great Charlie Crews would say “everything is connected” šŸ˜€

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TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: From The UEFA Champions League to The World Cup

WhenĀ asked about what he is watching on TV atĀ Times Talks London back in 2014,Ā Damian first talks about the usual suspects includingĀ Breaking Bad,Ā Mad MenĀ andĀ Game of Thrones andĀ then adds that on top of his recording list is ALWAYSĀ Match of the Day. And many thanks go to Bookworm for reminding me of aĀ HomelandĀ Fun Fact aboutĀ Match of the Day!Ā Remember the scene inĀ HomelandĀ Pilot where Carrie notices Brodyā€™s almost jazz-like finger tappingā€¦

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ā€¦it turns out Damian isĀ finger tapping toĀ Match of the DayĀ tuneĀ there.Ā You can hear the story from the man himself onĀ the Commentary for the PilotĀ onĀ HomelandĀ Season 1 DVD and even hear Damian humming the tune for Claire

So, yes, Damian Lewis LOVES his footie! Continue reading “TOP Damian Lewis Moments 2018: From The UEFA Champions League to The World Cup”