The Belgian goalkeeper sealed a switch from Sunderland in June 2013 and, after a short period to meet his new teammates and settle in, departed with the squad for their journey across the world.
At every stage of the side's trip, encompassing friendly matches, community activities, events with supporters and more, the welcome afforded by locals proved staggering to all involved.
"A few days after I arrived we played in Asia, and that's when it dawned on me just how big the club was," the 26-year-old reflected with FIFA.com.
"We went to Australia, Thailand and Indonesia, and there was huge excitement wherever we went. The fame of Liverpool stretches far beyond Europe."