Rafa Benitez was back in Liverpool on Sunday to cheer on runners at the Run for the 96 charity event.
The Spanish coach, fresh off the back of a promotion campaign with Newcastle, showed that Liverpool, and the club's fans, still retain a place in his heart.
Benitez still lives in the area, and was spotted offering his support at the annual run, which
“After so many years fighting for justice I am really pleased to see the verdict today, which confirms what we have been saying for a long time," he said.
“I am especially pleased for the families of the 96 who have sought justice for so long and with such dignity, as well as for the people of Liverpool and for football fans in general.
“Hopefully this verdict today will ensure that this kind of tragedy can never happen again.”