Excitement among Liverpool fans is really starting to build ahead of the eagerly-anticipated Champions League final against Real Madrid on Saturday.

Liverpool fans, in their thousands, have made the arduous journey to sunny Kiev for what will be an occasion to cherish and they are clearly making the most of their trip at the moment.

Despite the cost and length of the journey to watch their side in a European Cup final, it hasn’t stopped Liverpool fans from having a grand time in Kiev.

Liverpool fans have started to paint the town red in Kiev ahead of the Champions League final

Liverpool supporters have started to gather in local pubs in Kiev for the day 

They have been snapped singing along to Liverpool chants, while enjoying a drink in their hand outside the local pubs.

They are making themselves known and painting Kiev red by hanging up their Liverpool flags all over the pubs and walls on the eve of the showdown at the Olympic Stadium.

Liverpool have reached their first Champions League final since 2007, where they lost 2-1 to AC Milan in Athens.

Excitement is really starting to build ahead of the Champions League final on Saturday night

Jurgen Klopp’s side remarkably progressed to the final, having seen off Porto, Manchester City and Roma in the knockout stages.

They go into the final in fine form but come up against a side that are searching for a third straight Champions League title.

Madrid, who beat Atletico Madrid and Juventus in their previous two finals, have endured a difficult but extremely successful route to Kiev.

Cristiano Ronaldo and Co have beaten French champions Paris Saint-Germain, Italian champions Juventus and German champions Bayern Munich in the knockout rounds.

Mohamed Salah and his Liverpool team-mates have been in fine form ahead of the Kiev final
Madrid are searching for their third consecutive Champions League triumph on Saturday