Atletico Madrid Star Marcos Llorente has named his dog ‘Anfield’ a month after Liverpool were knocked out of the Champions League, MySportDab reports.
The 25-year-old came on from the bench to superb effect at Anfield, with his extra-time brace ensuring Liverpool’s defeat.
And Llorente has gone on to remember his memorable performance at the stadium, and shared his funny choice of name for his dog with his Instagram followers.
Diego Simeone’s men went to Liverpool with a 1-0 first-leg lead and appeared out after Roberto Firmino’s finish gave the Reds an aggregate lead amid after a fantastic atmosphere.
But Llorente, who came on as a 56th minute substitute, soon changed the course of the last 16 match.
After scoring from a poor clearance by Liverpool Goalkeeper Adrian, Llorente scored again deep into extra time leaving the Reds unable to qualify for the next round.
Alvaro Morata also scored to secure Atletico’s dramatic victory to ensure more misery on the home fans, and Llorente has revealed that his brace still remains fresh in his mind.
The midfielder shared a photo of his adorable dog, with the caption: ‘Anfield watching the world go by…’.
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