Makes interesting reading:http://www1.skysports.com/football/news/11669/8056742/Alessandro-Del-Piero-rejected-Liverpool-due-to-the-Heysel-tragedy-says-former-agentJuventus legend Alessandro Del Piero rejected a move to Liverpool out of respect for the Heysel tragedy, according to his former agent.
The Italian has signed a two-year contract at Sydney FC and confirmed he also snubbed a potential move to Anfield, where Brendan Rodgers is looking for free-agent strikers.
And Del Piero's ex-representative, Claudio Pasqualin, thinks the forward said no to Liverpool as a consequence of the events at the 1985 European Cup final.
Ahead of the game at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels, a disruption between Liverpool and Juventus fans caused a wall to collapse and led to the death of 39 Juventus supporters.
"I think as a real Juventino, out of respect and remembrance for the massacre at Heysel, he said no to Liverpool," Pasqualin told TMW.Remove adverts from this post, click here to register a free account!