Did you know… at least one representative from 22 different countries has played in excess of 100 games for Liverpool. No? Well now you do! From Argentina to Zimbabwe, the Reds have had the weird and the wonderful.
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In the list below we count down those 22 nations as we pick our best ever representative from that country – which, as you can imagine, proved more of a challenge in some places than it did others!
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Argentina – Javier Mascherano
The only Argentine to make the list, with Maxi Rodriguez (73 games) the only other player close to being eligible. Mascherano played 139 times for us, playing in a Champions League final and finishing second in the league.
Australia – Harry Kewell
Brad Jones is the only other Australian to play more than 25 times for Liverpool. Kewell endured an injury-plagued spell at Anfield but still managed to play 139 times in five years, starting the Champions League final.
Brazil – Philippe Coutinho
Coutinho edges out teammate Lucas Leiva to be our Brazilian representative, underlining the impact he’s made in little more than two years at Anfield. He’s played exactly 100 times, scoring 16 goals in all competitions.
Croatia – Igor Biscan
Dejan Lovren is only a third of the way to 100 games, so Biscan takes our spot for Croatia. The midfielder actually played 118 times for Liverpool and was an unused substitute in Istanbul back in 2005.