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'Sublime goal': Some fans hail 19-year-old Liverpool gem's international display

Liverpool academy graduate Owen Beck scored his first goal for Wales Under-21s on Friday.

The 19-year-old has come through the ranks at Liverpool and penned a new long-term contract at Anfield in July.

Beck, the great-nephew of Liverpool legend Ian Rush, made his Reds competitive senior debut in October’s Carabao Cup win over Preston.

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The left-back also broke into the Wales U21 setup this year, making his debut in September.

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On Friday, Beck earned his fourth cap for the young Dragons and opened the scoring in a 7-0 win over Gibraltar’s U21s in European Championship qualifying.

The Liverpool gem drove forward from left-back and played a one-two with Luke Jephcott before slotting home.

The Wales national team’s Twitter account shared Beck’s goal, deeming it “like a knife through butter”:

And some fans commented on the Liverpool prodigy’s effort:

Joe Adams scored a brace, while Jephcott, Dan Williams, Terry Taylor and Ryan Astley also got on the scoresheet in the biggest win in the history of Wales U21s.

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