In a social media Q&A session, Trent was asked with whom he would share the pitch, and the England International gave a hilarious reply
Trent Alexander-Arnold is one of the full-backs in the world. His performances have proved why he is the best. The youngster has an impressive attacking and defensive work rate. He can run through the flanks to build-up Liverpool’s attack. Also, he can drop back during the counter-attack due to possession loss.
Trent has contributed to Liverpool’s attack with his burst of pace and vision. He has the second-most assists in the English Premier League, behind De Bruyne. This is a fascinating achievement owing to the fact Alexander-Arnold is a defender. His creative nature has guided the Reds to a Champions League and will definitely win the Premiership this season.
His creative abilities are not just limited to the football pitch. He answered the questions asked to him in a Q&A session on twitter. The young full-back answered every question coming from the fans. He responded to a variety of queries lodged at him on social media. Trent had a hilarious reply when asked to pick between Messi and Ronaldo.
A fan enquired who would the 22-year-old play with, Messi or Ronaldo. He replied unexpectedly as he chose his Liverpool teammate and captain Jordan Henderson. The Merseyside fans loved Trent’s hilarious choice. The Reds’ fans did love the answer and retweeted on the appraisal.
Messi: the toughest opponent ever faced, acknowledges Alexander-Arnold
The English right-back revealed quite a lot about his opponents and idols in the Q&A. When inquired about his toughest opponent he faced, Trent named Lionel Messi. The Barcelona number 10 ran wonders on the pitch at Camp Nou and nailed Liverpool 3-0. Leo’s beautiful freekick curler is one of the highlights of the match.
Alexander-Arnold also named his Liverpool idol. It is a former club, Steven Gerrard. He laid his admiration for his non-Liverpool idols too. Former Arsenal player Thierry Henry is his idol along with Zinedine Zidane.
He picked his favorite goal from the Champions League fixture against Hoffenheim. Arnold hit a sweet freekick behind the German side’s net. His attacking qualities have helped Liverpool this season a lot. The full-back pairing of Trent and Andy Robertson makes their defense more wholesome.
Of course, Liverpool has the best defender in the world right now, Vigil Van Djik. But the contribution of these two attacking full-backs cannot be ignored. This formidable defense has kept 28 clean sheets in the Premier League.
Trent maintains an average of 69 passes per game and shows his time with the ball. He also maintains a 76% pass completion rate and has 8 shots on target this season. His vision and finding the spaces to lay the ball for Salah and Mane displays his creative nature.