Liverpool victorious in Carling Cup

Premier League team claims prestigious UK soccer trophy
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Steven Gerrard of Liverpool lifts the trophy in victory after the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. Liverpool won 3-2 on penalties. (Getty Images)
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Liverpool footballers celebrate with the trophy and champagne after beating Cardiff City in a penalty shoot out in the League Cup Final at Wembley Stadium in London, on February 26, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
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Kenny Dalglish manager of Liverpool and Jamie Carragher celebrate with the trophy after the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. Liverpool won 3-2 on penalties. (Getty Images)
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Goalkeeper Jose Reina of Liverpool is mobbed by team mates as they celebrate their penalty shoot out victory after the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. Liverpool won 3-2 on penalties. (Getty Images)
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Dirk Kuyt of Liverpool celebrates with Luis Suarez as he scores their second goal during the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)
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Liverpool's Slovakian footballer Martin Skrtel (2nd R) celebrates his goal with team-mates against Cardiff City in the League Cup Final at Wembley Stadium in London, on February 26, 2012. (AFP/Getty Images)
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A Liverpool banner floats over the pitch prior to the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)
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Liverpool fans show their support prior to the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)
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Steven Gerrard of Liverpool is tackled by Don Cowie of Cardiff City during the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)
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(L-R) Malky Mackay manager of Cardiff City, Steve Clarke assistant manager of Liverpool and Kenny Dalglish manager of Liverpool look on during the Carling Cup Final match between Liverpool and Cardiff City at Wembley Stadium on February 26, 2012 in London, England. (Getty Images)