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Souness Hails Ballboy After Quick Reaction For Crucial Liverpool Goal

Souness Hails Ballboy After Quick Reaction For Crucial Liverpool Goal

Elite level sport decided by split-second decision-making. Liverpool's last goal of a 4-0 victory proved decisive, coming thanks to a quick corner routine. Credit must go to Divock Origi, Trent Alexander-Arnold and the ballboy.

With the game tied 3-3 on aggregate, Liverpool were awarded a corner which Alexander-Arnold took quickly. However, as far as Graeme Souness is concerned, the Anfield ballboy deserves huge praise for instantly reacting and firing the ball back to allow a quick corner to take place.

Watch this, we will circle him. It goes out for a corner. They are following the ball... watch the ballboy here. He is already on the spot. He puts it down now. He goes to walk away and he realises there is a few dopes gone to sleep. They have all turned their back on it. That is criminal, criminal for a professional footballer.

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Remarkably, Trent Alexander-Arnold was also a ballboy as a youth for the club and was present on a much less positive occasion when Steven Gerrard slipped against Chelsea in 2019.

Back then Liverpool failed to get over the line, his intervention tonight sets them up for one final lap on the first of June.

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Maurice Brosnan

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