John Arne Riise nails his response to journalist's tweet about Andrew Robertson

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Andrew Robertson produced yet another brilliant performance in Liverpool's 4-0 Champions League win over Red Star Belgrade.

The energetic left-back has become a fan favourite at Anfield since breaking into the Liverpool first team last season.

Robertson - who has quickly proven himself to be a top-class wing-back - was made captain of the Scotland national team in September.

The 24-year-old former Hull City man looks certain to be a regular at Liverpool for years to come.

He bagged an assist in Wednesday night's emphatic 4-0 win over Red Star.

Towards the end of the game, legendary Liverpool left-back John Arne Riise responded to a tweet from a journalist.

The Mirror's Jim Boardman asked his followers: "When did #LFC last have a left-back as well loved as Robertson?"

Riise, 38, spent seven years on Merseyside and responded to Boardman's tweet within minutes.

The Norwegian full-back scored 31 goals in 348 Liverpool appearances, earning a reputation for his fearsome left-footed thunderbolts.

He nailed his response - it's only been 10 years since Riise left Anfield to join Roma.

Robertson has quickly endeared himself to the Liverpool supporters but he's not yet as popular as the legendary Scandinavian.

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Earlier in 2018, Riise claimed he was not convinced when Jurgen Klopp paid Hull £8m for Robertson's services.

"To be honest, I didn’t see it coming," admitted Riise in March. "I didn’t understand why Liverpool bought him in the beginning.

"People were talking about getting a big name player at left-back.

"He impressed me from his very first game – showing lots of energy and showcasing the aggressive side to him.

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"He’s aggressive, he’s offensive, he’s quick and he never stops running. He is for sure the future."

Robertson has rapidly become key to Liverpool's on-the-field success, playing every minute in the Premier League this season.

Who will be regarded as Liverpool's best full-back of the 21st century? Let us know your opinion by leaving a comment below.

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