‘Dream for me to score at Anfield’ – 23-year-old attacker lives dream while revealing Reds icon that’s an ‘idol’ to him

Scoring at Anfield is the dream of many players in world football, with one more player ticking it off the bucket list this season.

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Anfield is an iconic stadium that needs little introduction in world football.

It has been the scene of many a memorable days and nights, and has widely been described as the most passionate and soulful atmosphere for a European night.

This season, Liverpool have turned Anfield into a fortress in the Premier League.

The Reds boast a record of 10 wins and two draws at home in the league this season with Klopp’s men yet to lose at Anfield.

It’s these kind of statistics that make one think Liverpool can go all the way this season and capture the elusive Premier League title.

Toulouse striker Thijs Dallinga has recently confessed that it was dream fulfilled to score at Anfield during his side’s 5-1 loss on Merseyside earlier this season in the Europa League.

The French side ended up finishing one point behind Liverpool and qualified for the round of 32 of the Europa League.

They also gave a big upset to the Reds when they beat Liverpool in Toulouse 3-2, with Dallinga scoring again that night in famous victory for the Occitanic outfit.

However, it was scoring at Anfield that Dallinga confessed as a dream come true.

What did Thijs Dallinga say about Anfield

Speaking to UEFA’s French website (via Sport Witness), the 23-year-old spoke about scoring at Anfield while also revealing a former Liverpool man he revers as his idol:

“It was a good moment in that game and, of course, it was a dream for me to score at Anfield,” he began.

“You have to realise that two seasons ago, I was still in the Dutch second division”

“So, it was a very pleasant moment for me.”

“OK, they were much better than us, so they won, but for me it was a great evening.”

“I think you can see that after I scored, I had a little moment where I was like, ‘Wow, is this really happening?'”

“Did I really just score a goal at Anfield?”

“I was also a little afraid that there would be offside, but in the end, they validated it. So yes, it was a magnificent moment.”

“I have always admired (Luis) Suárez,” he replied when quizzed on his footballing ‘idols’.

“He also played for my childhood club, FC Groningen.”

“Since then, I have always followed him and of course he had an incredible career and scored extraordinary goals. So, I think if I have to choose one, it’s Suárez.”

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