You'll never talk alone... Garish gold Liverpool mobile - yours for just £14,490

23 April 2009 04:52
Liverpool have launched a must-have mobile phone celebrating the club's glorious history - there's just one catch. You have to be as rich as a footballer to afford it.[LNB]And you have to have the taste of a WAG to even want the monstrously indiscreet 18-carat gold handset which retails at a recession-busting £14,490.[LNB]Just 250 have been made and they are adorned with 18 diamonds marking the number of the club's league title victories.[LNB][LNB][LNB] All in the best possible taste: Ian Rush with one of the £14,490 limited-edition phones[LNB] Classy: The shiny handset, complete with diamond-encrusted Liverpool badge[LNB]Get it while you can - their record haul of championships is about to be matched by Manchester United any day now.[LNB]At the bottom of the sapphire crystal screen 'Liverpool FC' is engraved. It's definitely a phone you'll never want to walk alone with in some of the city's less opulent areas.[LNB]The' Liverpool FC Legends Edition' phone is designed by Galentia andthe club with the aim of honouring their proud history and heroes pastand present.[LNB] Nice medallion: The phone complete in its presentation box[LNB][LNB]Hands up if you want one: Steven Gerrard's wife Alex Curran might fancy one of the new phones[LNB]It comes in a North African black walnut box, lined with red velvet. [LNB]Alongside the phone, within the presentation box, is a limited edition 22-carat gold-plated commemorative medallion, carefully crafted to include Anfield stadium on the face. [LNB]Each medallion is numbered to match the limited edition phone it represents. It is claimed that many of them have already been reserved, including a special design by Anfield legend Ian Rush. [LNB]Additional players' numbers have been offered to the current team.[LNB]The company boastfully explains their ethos on their website: 'Unlike the major manufacturers, Galentia focuses on bespoken andindividualized cell phones. [LNB]'Galentia is capable of producing customized limited editions, and focuses attention as much on aesthetic values ason technological innovation.'[LNB]Really? You decide...[LNB] Liverpool's leaky rearguard sees Rafa's mean machine hitting reverse gear Liverpool line up two pre-season matches in south-east Asia this summerGrounds for concern? As United ramp up the cost of their season tickets, here's Sportsmail's club-by-club guide to Premier League prices LIVERPOOL FC

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