Trent Alexander-response Arnold’s to meeting Fernando Torres is adored by Liverpool supporters.
Liverpool’s Jurgen Klopp’s side won 3-2 over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday, and right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold ran into a former Reds player.
Trent Alexander-response Arnold’s to meeting Fernando Torres elicited ecstatic reactions from Liverpool fans.
Alexander-Arnold has been a lifelong Liverpool fan and was ecstatic when he met Torres, with many speculating that the right-back grew up admiring the former Spanish star.
Torres, who is currently the coach of Atletico Madrid’s junior squad, was in the dugout on Tuesday when they faced Liverpool’s academy youngsters, and he was also there at the Wanda Metropolitano for the senior match later that night.
After the game, Alexander-Arnold and Torres met in the tunnel, with the right-back sporting a large grin on his face.
“That’s the face of a young man who just met his hero,” one Reddit user said in response to the posts.
“Torres was the right type of striker to profit from Trent Alexander-searching Arnold’s passes,” another said.
“I’m Trent’s age, Torres was my hero as a kid,” another person said. I’m sure Trent feels the same way.” “TAA’s face looks like “oh my god, he noticed me,” stated a fourth. Where will Liverpool finish this season in the Premier League? Please share your thoughts in the comments area.
After a 3-2 victory at the Wanda Metropolitano, Liverpool are top of Group B with nine points from nine games.
With a deflected effort from outside the box, Mohamed Salah put Liverpool ahead inside nine minutes, and Naby Keita doubled their lead with a brilliantly timed volley from distance shortly after.
Seven minutes later, Antoine Griezmann equalized for Atletico, before the Frenchman nestled the ball past Alisson one again to square the scores before halftime.
Griezmann was sent off in the second half for a high foot on Joel Matip, but Salah won it for Liverpool 12 minutes from time from the penalty spot.
Jurgen Klopp’s team will now prepare for their much-anticipated match against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Liverpool are still unbeaten this season and have 18 points in second place in the Premier League rankings.
Chelsea is in first place with 19 points, while United is in sixth place with 14 points.