Here are some facts you need to know about Trent Alexander Arnold
Trent Alexander Arnold (Full Name – Trent John Alexander-Arnold) is an English right-back born on 7th October, 1998 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. His father’s name is Michael Arnold and mother is Dianna Arnold. He has two brothers, Marcel Arnold and Tyler Arnold.
When Trent was 6 years old, he was invited in a camp organized by Liverpool. He began training several times a week, and in different positions with his academy coach Ian Barrigan.
At the age of 14, Trent Alexander-Arnold left St. Mary’s to study at Rainhill High School. In his academy days, he converted from a winger to a right back.
Trent was selected in the first team squad and made his unofficial debut in the buildup to the 2015–16 season. On 25 October 2016, he made his professional debut against Tottenham Hotspur in the fourth round of the EFL Cup.
On 14 December 2016, he made his Premier League debut against Middlesbrough. At the end of the season, he was named Liverpool’s Young Player of the Season.
In August 2017, Trent scored his first goal for the Liverpool against Hoffenheim in UEFA Champions League. He scored his first PL goal against Swansea City at Anfield.
He became the youngest English player to start in a UCL quarter-final match, as he started the clash against Manchester City. Arnold also became the youngest Liverpool player to start in a UCL final when he was put in the starting line-up against Real Madrid.
In May 2018, the 22 year old won the Liverpool Young Player of the Season award for the second consecutive season.
Trent was selected for the PFA Team of the Year as one of Liverpool’s four representatives and was also named in the 2019 UEFA Team of the Year. Interestingly, he and six of his teammates were nominated for the 2019 Ballon d’Or award.
On 2 November, he became the fourth-youngest player to reach 100 appearances for Liverpool. Arnold became the first full-back to win the Premier League Player of The Month award since Micah Richards in 2007.
Arnold represented England at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile. In 2017, he was called up for the England U21 team for the first time and made his debut against Latvia.
He made his FIFA World Cup debut on 28 June, starting in a group-stage clash against Belgium. This made him only the fourth teenager to start a match for England at a World Cup.
The English international scored his first senior international goal against United States. In June 2019, he ended third at the UEFA Nations League.
Awards & Achievements
- 1X PREMIER LEAGUE
- UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE X1
- FIFA CLUB WORLD CUP X1
- 1X UEFA SUPERCUP
TAA is not in a personal relationship currently. He is a keen chess player and has played against the world champion Magnus Carlsen.