Manchester United's Kobbie Mainoo Told "He's A Star" After Wonderful Goal Against Liverpool

Manchester United's Kobbie Mainoo Told "He's A Star" After Wonderful Goal Against Liverpool

Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe
updated at April 8, 2024 at 4:56 AM
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  • Kobbie Mainoo starred in Man United's EPL tie with Liverpool
  • The fast-rising midfielder scored a curler as United held the Reds
  • His superb strike left fans worldwide in awe of his qualities

Kobbie Mainoo earned widespread acclaim from football enthusiasts worldwide following his remarkable goal against Liverpool on Sunday.

The young Englishman, who has been making waves since bursting onto the scene, etched his name into the annals of history with a stunning curling effort that momentarily swung the game in favour of the Red Devils.

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Kobbie Mainoo wheels away with Alejandro Garnacho as they celebrate the youngster's sublime goal against Liverpool. Photo by Matthew Peters.
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Mainoo's strike, which came seven minutes after the hour mark against Jurgen Klopp's side, secured him a notable record as the youngest-ever player to score against Liverpool in the Premier League.

According to Opta Statistics, the talented midfielder from Stockport also became the first 18-year-old to score against the Reds in the Premier League since Cesc Fabregas achieved the feat for Arsenal in May 2005.

Unfortunately, Mohamed Salah ensured the joy surrounding Kobbie's goal was shortlived as he netted a controversial penalty to draw the Merseyside club level.

Regardless, the youngster's goal sparked a frenzy on social media platforms, with countless admirers applauding his talent and impact, particularly as he continues to flourish in Erik ten Hag's team despite their struggles.

Mainoo's goal marked his third of the season, further underscoring his burgeoning potential and growing influence on the pitch, per SPORTBible.

How fans reacted to Mainoo's goal

UK-based Ghanaian sports journalist, @addojunr, wrote:

"Kobbie Mainoo is a STAR!!"

@George_Grahammm marvelled at the technique leading to the goal:

"The turn! What a player!!!!!!"

@Kvng__Solomon hailed:

"Absolutely majestic! He's him!"

Another user, @NoodleHairCR7, who was clearly in awe of Mainoo's goal, wrote:

"Kobbie Mainoo, what a hit 🤯. This kid is special."

@CEDMUFC21 wrote:

"Stop that, Kobbie."

Bellingham commends Kobbie Mainoo

In a previous publication, Sports Brief reported on Real Madrid hotshot, Jude Bellingham, commending Kobbie Mainoo for his impressive performance during his full debut for England in the March international friendlies.

The young talent assisted Bellingham for England's equalising goal in the match, which ended in a 2-2 draw.

Reflecting on the game, Bellingham expressed admiration for Mainoo's contribution.

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Godwin Nii Armah Tagoe is a Ligue 1, Bundesliga, and La Liga editor with five-year experience. He previously worked with Sports Corna and 360SportsGH.