Liverpool starlet makes a mess of Messi-like run

Raheem Sterling was sensational for Liverpool in their 3-0 win over Spurs earlier today.

The youngster scored the opener and then caused the hosts a number of problems throughout the game as the Reds continue their big scrolling victories against Spurs.

But it was around the 70th minutes where Sterling could’ve netted one of the goals of the season so far. He collected the ball and went on a mazy little run past Tottenham’s bemused players.

But, when he got to within six yards from the Tottenham goal and with only Lloris to beat, he completely fluffed his effort and the Spurs keeper collected comfortably.

He still got Man of the Match, but that would’ve been some goal. Here’s some of the tweets shortly after the incident from fans who just couldn’t believe Sterling didn’t score…