Nelson Mandela: During his time as South African President, Mandela met the Liverpool squad during the Reds' tour of Africa back in 1994. Presented with a Liverpool shirt by John Barnes, he later told the winger in an interview that he was a fan of the club.
Samuel L Jackson: The American actor began following the Reds after he starred in cult movie 'The 51st State', which was filmed in Liverpool. Jackson even went to Anfield to watch a Merseyside derby clash against Everton. He recalls: "I went to see the derby game when I was there, against Everton. That was cool. I enjoyed that."
LeBron James: The world famous American basketball player became a minority stakeholder in the club after he struck a deal with Liverpool owners Fenway Sports Group earlier this year. He later went on to show his new-found love for the Reds by wearing a Liverpool polo shirt in one of his post-match press conferences following an NBA game back in the US, before visiting melwood to meet the Liverpool players and attend the game against Manchester United at Anfield in October 2011.
Kim Cattrall: The English actress famous for her role in 'Sex and the City' was born in Liverpool before emigrating to Canada three months later. The actress, who was a guest of Steven Gerrard against Chelsea last season, revealed in an interview that the Reds captain is quite the theatre buff and had been to see one of her recent plays.