Manchester United midfielder Fred hung round in the Anfield tunnel after Sunday’s defeat to Liverpool so he may swap shirts with countryman Alisson.
The Brazilian midfielder has loved a robust marketing campaign and performed nicely on his go to to Merseyside regardless of the 2-0 loss, with targets from Virgil van Dijk and Mohamed Salah extending Liverpool’s lead on the high of the Premier League desk.
Alisson performed a vital position in the victory, preserving a clear sheet at one finish of the pitch and offering an help for Salah’s stoppage-time strike on the different finish.
The keeper, who’s Brazil’s No.1, understandably took some time to make his approach again to the dressing room after the full-time whistle having run the size of the pitch to have a good time Salah’s purpose.
When he bought there, Fred was patiently ready for his compatriot and shared a hug earlier than swapping shirts.
Both gamers walked again to their respective altering rooms with the others’ shirt in their hand, although Fred trudged off trying fairly dejected as Alisson high-fived teammates and employees.
There was additionally an look in the Anfield tunnel from Liverpool proprietor John W Henry, who appeared to shock supervisor Jurgen Klopp with his go to.
‘Wow, amazing,’ stated the American, who look overawed by what he had witnessed on Sunday night as Liverpool took an enormous step in direction of profitable the Premier League title.
Alisson really turned the primary Liverpool goalkeeper to help a purpose in the league since Pepe Reina arrange Fernando Torres towards Sunderland in March 2010.
Klopp couldn’t disguise his delight and praised his shot-stopper-turned-creator afterwards, saying: ‘Alisson Becker, what an assist! And then Mo Salah, what a goal! So big relief in that moment.’