Chris Smalling took time out from celebrating the EFL Cup win to taunt Liverpool fans

Winning a trophy is a time to celebrate, to savour the sweet feeling of victory – and, of course, to taunt your rivals.

So when Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s late winner saw Manchester United beat Southampton to win the EFL Cup, defender Chris Smalling took aim at Liverpool.

If the throne reference seemed obscure, it’s because this was United’s 44th piece of major silverware, putting them level with the Reds.

So what did the Liverpool fans make of it?

Even United fans didn’t seem that impressed.

Maybe just stick to the celebrations next time, Chris.

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