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Robinson on cloud nine

Jack Robinson reflected on becoming Liverpool's youngest ever player and admitted he was still on cloud nine.

At the tender age of 16 years and 250 days, his substitute appearance against Hull City on Sunday ensured that he became our youngest ever player to play for the first team ahead of Max Thompson, who was 17 years and 129 days when he was given his debut by Bill Shankly in 1974.

"It was an amazing feeling to get on and a very exciting moment," said Robinson.

"I only found out for certain that I was in the squad on Saturday morning but it was completely unexpected. It's a dream come true.

"Sammy Lee called me on Saturday and when he told me that I was going to be in the squad, I just went into shock. I couldn't speak because of the excitement.

"I knew it was going to be a great experience and just sitting on the bench would have been good enough but it became even better to get on.

"It was the first time that I have ever travelled with the squad and I'll never forget it; I still can't believe that I've made a little bit of history."

While the end of the campaign is the time normally for rest and holidays, Robinson fully intends to keep training during the summer and work as hard as he can to continue his development.

"I've had a good season with the Academy but all I want to do now is keep working hard over the summer and make sure I'm ready for pre-season," he added.

"I'll make sure I get down to the beach and do some extra running to stay in shape. Stevie and Jamie Carragher were great beforehand. They told me to enjoy every minute - and I did!"

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