Liverpool fans will be delighted with Luis Suarez's response when asked about Champions League memories

Meireles And Suarez

The Barcelona forward had fond memories of Liverpool before he even moved to Anfield.

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez says one of his earliest and favourite Champions League memories was Liverpool's victory in the famous Istanbul final of 2005, according to Uefa.com.

Suarez, who won the Champions League with Barca last season after several years of supreme individual form with the Reds, remembers '05 fondly - as do millions of others.

And the 28-year-old has been reflecting on one of Liverpool's greatest ever occasions, when they trailed AC Milan 3-0 but ended up triumphing against Carlo Ancelotti's men.

Suarez told Uefa's official website: "It was an incredible dream. I remember that final, Liverpool against Milan, with Milan leading 3-0 and then Liverpool coming back to win on penalties.

"That is what I remember most."

You could argue, then, that the quality of the memory that inspired Suarez directly correlates to the quality of his exploits after moving to Anfield.

It's no wonder the Uruguayan found himself inspired enough to accept a move from Ajax to Liverpool, with it not only working out in terms of his time on Merseyside but also in allowing for his next career move to Camp Nou.

Indeed, since joining Barcelona, Suarez has created an incredible memory of his own and will no doubt never forget lifting his first ever Champions League trophy.

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