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Explained: The process of engraving Liverpool's name on the CL trophy

In both scenarios, a steady hand and nerves of steel were required in a situation with zero room for error.

After Jürgen Klopp's Reds successfully completed their task on June 1, 2019 – beating Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 at Estadio Metropolitano – the ultimate privilege and responsibility then fell to Marcel Ries.

Swiss-born Ries and his company have been engraving the Champions League trophy since the 2009 final in Rome.

It would be his first time etching the name 'Liverpool FC' onto the sterling silver prize.

Detailing the practice, a UEFA spokesperson told "The process takes between 10 and 15 minutes.