“I had a ticket stored, devastated”
Adam Morgan, who came up through Liverpool’s youth setup, shared the gutting experience in a now-deleted tweet.
The 25-year-old said he planned to meet the seller in Northern Ireland before jetting off to Madrid ahead of the Reds’ showdown wither Tottenham on Saturday.
He said: “When there are people like this in the world what chance you got ay!”
Morgan added: “I booked flights to go pick ticket up from Belfast this morning, as I am boarding the plane, I get a text saying he now can not meet me.
“Flights and hotel booked for Madrid thought I had a ticket stored devastated.”
Morgan is among tens of thousands of fans who struggled to get a ticket to watch the game in Spain.
UEFA allocated a meagre 16,613 seats each to Liverpool and Spurs at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, home of Athletico Madrid.
As a result, many fans frustrated at missing out turned to second-hand sellers.
The lad’s Twitter followers rallied behind the former Reds striker, saying the same was a “disgrace”.
One commenter said: “Just read what happened, mate. F***ing disgrace the way you were treated.
“I hope to God you get a ticket you deserve it. How anybody could do something like that is beyond me.
“Chin up kid you will get a ticket. YNWA.”
Morgan made his first-team breakthrough for the side under Brendan Rodgers tenure during the 2012/13 season.
He made his debut for Liverpool as a substitute in their Europa League win over Hearts.
Liverpool face Tottenham at 8pm on Saturday on BT Sport 2.