Calling all football fans! ️⚽️
Do you know that Liverpool FC and England right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold has earned himself a spot in Guinness World Records 2020? 📖
Alexander-Arnold achieved 12 assists during the Premier League 2018/19 season, breaking the record for the most English Premier League assists by a defender in a single season.
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Alexander-Arnold has been a Liverpool fan since he was young, making his record-breaking achievement for the team even better.
“It’s an honour. I’ve always wanted to go forward and help the team to create as many chances as possible. It’s obviously down to the lads to put the ball into the back of the net, because football is a team game and without them this record wouldn’t be possible.
“It’s an unbelievably proud moment for me and my family, and something I hope will stand for a few years.” – Trent Alexander-Arnold
Alexander Arnold has had a busy 2019, with a number of achievements including;
- First ever Guinness World Records title
- Named in the Champions League Squad of the season
- Named in the PFA team of the season
- Liverpool got to the Premier League final but lost to Manchester City
- Liverpool won UEFA Champions League in June
Among the other footballing record-breakers to appear in Guinness World Records 2020 are:
- Youngest player to be nominated for the Ballon D’Or - Killian Mbappé (18 years, 293 days) First winner of the women’s Ballon D’Or - Ada Hegerberg
- Most goals scored in the UEFA Women’s Champions League - Anja Mittag (51)
- Fastest goal scored in the EPL - Shane Long (7.69 seconds)
- Youngest player to score a hat-trick in the UEFA Europa League - João Félix (19 years, 152 days)
- Most regular season goals in the National Women’s Soccer League - Samantha Kerr (63)
- Most goals scored in La Liga - Lionel Messi (417)
- Most World Cup finals as captain - Rafael Marquez (5)
- Oldest player at a FIFA World cup - Essam El-Hadary (45 years, 161 days)
- Most EPL Hat-tricks - Sergio Agüero and Alan Shearer (11)
There are 34 pages dedicated to record-breaking sports stars in our latest book, from cricket to combat sports. Find out more about the electrifying new Guinness World Records 2020.