Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker says he had full faith in Bobby Firmino’s ability to win the game when he was put through on goal in extra-time against Flamengo.
Alisson was speaking to the club’s official site Liverpoolfc.com after The Reds had claimed their first-ever Club World Cup title against Flamengo in Qatar.
Liverpool’s stopper claimed he had no doubts about the outcome when Jordan Henderson and Sadio Mané combined to put The Reds’ number 9 through in the first half of extra-time.
“It is Bobby’s quality, his moves, and he is really calm in front of goal.
“He trains like that, so when you train like that and you are concentrating, you arrive on the pitch and you do the right things. I’m really, really happy that he scored, he’s a guy who deserves everything and we are really happy.”
Alisson went on to discuss the importance of winning the Club World Cup and what it meant to him and his teammates to bring the trophy back to Merseyside.
“It’s amazing, the first-ever club world champion for Liverpool.
“We are really happy to be here and we are really happy that we bring the trophy to our city, to our club. We love football, we love to play and we enjoy every championship that we play and we have more to come now.”
Liverpool return to domestic action on Boxing Day with a mammoth top-of-the-table clash with Leicester City on the cards at the King Power Stadium.
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