There aren’t many times focus from a 4-0 win will be turned to the warm-up but Thiago Alcantara’s display can’t be ignored.
The 31-year-old was not far from the commencement of a game where he would dominate the midfield and compilation videos of his performance would be made.
As he warmed up with the soon to be opening goalscorer Luis Diaz, our No.6 was given the chance to relax and show off some of his plentiful amount of tricks and skills.
As the Colombian looped the ball toward the former Bayern Munich man, he watched it drop from the sky and caught it on his chest and shoulder.
The Spanish international then thrusted it behind his back, flicked it into the air with the back of his heel and then provided a no look volley back to our No.23.
His talents are somewhat obscene at this point and we’re so lucky to be able to watch him in a red shirt every week.
You can watch the video of Thiago via Liverpool’s Instagram account: