LIAM GALLAGHER paid a heartfelt tribute to Scots footballing legend Gordon McQueen as he closed out his set over the weekend at a music pageant.
The previous Oasis frontman was enjoying on the Boardmasters Pageant in Newquay, Cornwall on Saturday when he closed his set with the tune Reside Perpetually.
Earlier than starting the tune, Gallagher leaned into the mic and paid tribute to former Manchester United defender McQueen, who handed away in June aged 70 following problems with dementia.
Manchester Metropolis fanatic Gallagher was filmed as he addressed the gang earlier than wrapping up his set, saying: “Anna McQueen, whose father handed away a few weeks in the past, a month in the past.
“Gordon McQueen – dwell perpetually.”
The band then break into the smash hit with the primary couple of notes being heard because the video involves an in depth.
Hayley McQueen – the second daughter of the late Scot – heaped reward onto Gallagher on social media yesterday for his touching tribute.
She wrote: “Additionally, love this pure class from Metropolis fan Liam Gallagher dedicating his final tune at Boardmasters on Saturday evening. (Dad & Liam used to get on like a terrifying home on fireplace).”
Her publish acquired over 1,500 likes as a whole bunch of social media customers flocked to the remark part to share their very own particular reminiscences of her dad.
One stated: “That’s class, all the time loved listening to your dad on the radio and watching him on the telly – there’s little doubt he was a particular man.”
One other added: “I meet (sic) your dad after I was 14, he was watching Lancashire cricket and I couldn’t consider how large he was, I’d solely ever seen him on tv, he was pretty with me.”
A 3rd replied: “What a beautiful and touching tribute to your dad.”
McQueen was a much-loved footballer who represented each membership and nation with aplomb earlier than turning to the small display screen.
He would usually report for Gillette Soccer Saturday overlaying Scotland internationals as properly, most famously his response to James McFadden’s surprise strike on the Parc Des Princes.
McQueen turned out for Leeds United from 1972 to 1978 earlier than making the swap to rivals Manchester United.
Upon signing for the Purple Devils for £500,000, McQueen famously stated: “99% of gamers need to play for Manchester United and the remainder are liars”.