Four years ago today, Divock Origi made his debut for Liverpool

Divock Origi scored the crucial second goal in the Champions League final

The current Liverpool team is one that will be remembered by the club's loyal fans for decades to come.

Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane, Roberto Firmino, Virgil van Dijk, Jordan Henderson, the list of players who are already legends in supporters' eyes is growing ever bigger.

The likes of Andrew Robertson and Trent Alexander-Arnold can probably be included as well, despite the latter being just 20-years-old.

Jurgen Klopp has assembled a simply mouthwatering squad of stars, but it's one of his backup players that arguably possesses the biggest cult following at Anfield.

And that man is none other than Divock Origi.

Four years ago today, the Belgian striker made his competitive debut for the Reds, coming on for Danny Ings in a 3-1 loss to Manchester United at Old Trafford.

That game is mostly remembered for Anthony Martial's stunning debut goal, but now Reds fans can look back fondly at the fixture to - as it laid the foundations for history.

Just under four years later, Origi scored two goals against Barcelona in the most famous comeback in Champions League history to take Liverpool to their second successive final.

And in Madrid, Origi came off the bench to find the back of the net once again, sealing a 2-0 win over Tottenham and the Reds' sixth European Cup.

Origi with the Champions League trophy

When the Belgian returned from his unsuccessful loan spell with Wolfsburg in 2017/18, the Liverpool faithful were keen to offload him from the wage bill.

But now, after his Champions League heroics, Origi is almost a statue-worthy entity on Merseyside.

His story just goes to show any player going through a tough time that redemption is always a possibility.

Origi has now signed a new deal with Liverpool and has earned the trust of Klopp and his peers.

What a story!

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