Liverpool star reveals incredible rituals he performs before every match

By Mirror: Friday, September 7th 2018 at 18:55 GMT +3 | Premier League
Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita [Courtesy]

Naby Keita has revealed he performs two pre-match rituals before every game - and both are incredibly heartwarming.

Liverpool's latest star, who joined this summer having agreed a deal last year, has featured in all of the Reds' opening four Premier League games.

The 23-year-old has impressed too, producing several moments of class backing up his £52million transfer fee.

In his first wide-ranging interview since joining the club, Keita faced questions from the fans. And the Guinean was asked if he has any pre-match superstitions.

Keita joined Liverpool this summer [Courtesy]

"Firstly, before every game, I always speak with my mum," he told . "She really encourages me a lot.

"Then once I’m out on the field, I say a little prayer for my team and for everyone on the field, both sides, so that nothing bad happens, no-one gets injured.

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"Yes, I do that every single game, pray for both sides so nothing untoward happens, like a bad injury."

Incredibly humble from the midfielder.

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