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Exclusive: Crystal Palace star Julian Speroni reveals his emotional feelings following Liverpool classic

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CRYSTAL Palace goalkeeper Julian Speroni says he would have regretted not waving to the fans if Monday's game against Liverpool proves to be his last at Selhurst Park. The custodian spoke exclusively to the Advertiser following the stunning 3-3 draw and revealed his emotional state, with his current contract set to run out in June. Speroni was also overwhelmed by the fans' response and the special banner made by the Holmesdale Fanatics at the start of the second half. He said: "It was very emotional (tonight). When I was walking in and going onto pitch, I had a funny feeling. "I thought to myself that it's been ten years and this could be the last time I am walking onto this pitch at Selhurst Park. "It was such an emotional game as well and I think it's fair to say I felt different to most games. "Ten years is not a short period of time. For a footballer it is a huge amount. "There weren't any nerves or anything like that, I don't know how to explain it. "I remember seeing the banner in the Holmesdale Stand and it was only up for a little time but I was overwhelmed by the whole thing, plus everyone speaking to me before the game. "Somebody asked me if I was saying goodbye when I was waving at the end and I said on paper, it was my last game playing at home for Palace. "I am hoping that it wasn't the last game, but if it is, I didn't want to let that chance of saying goodbye go otherwise I would have regretted it. "If in two months it turns out that it was my last game and I didn't say goodbye, that would have been horrible for me."

Exclusive: Crystal Palace star Julian Speroni reveals his emotional feelings following Liverpool classic


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