After a battle of attrition that went the distance, Caoimhin Kelleher was the one to put the final nail in the coffin as Kepa Arrizabalaga’s attempt was more appropriate for rugby.
Liverpool were the ones to then ascend the Wembley steps, meeting in the middle before Jordan Henderson pulled out his trophy shuffle.
? "It was the best experience of my life."
Liverpool fan Beau Brown on the moment during the Carabao Cup celebrations where he was invited to join the squad and lift the trophy himself pic.twitter.com/f02mbxFeyH
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A gleeful-looking little boy, who the manager “didn’t know” but came into the scene seemingly due to Alisson‘s intervention.
“Ali brought him over and his dad was shouting let him touch the trophy,” Klopp said after the trophy lift to Sky Sports.
They did, of course, let him get his hands on it after both the boss and the No. 1 had their turns and he duly revelled in the moment, as he ought to have!
The Brazilian then made sure to stay and have a little chat with the lad, ruffling his hair and giving him a handshake as he then joined the rest of his team to take the celebrations pitchside.