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The world champion who was surprised by the level of Luis Diaz

By Charles Cornwall

The world champion who was surprised by the level of Luis Diaz

Carles Puyol, world champion with Spain, wrote through social networks: "Amazing Luis Diaz".

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Carles Puyol, Spain's World Cup winner and long-serving Barcelona defender, was surprised by the level of Liverpool's Colombian Luis Diaz, who scored a stunning goal from outside the box in Monday's 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace at Anfield after taking several players off his line.

On social media, Puyol wrote: "Amazing Luis Diaz", accompanied by an emoji with his hands raised, a post that received several comments, some agreeing with the former World Cup winner's stance, as well as others criticising Liverpool's play despite Diaz's sublime goal.

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Luis Diaz Luis Diaz scored his first goal of the season for Liverpool in the 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace at Anfield, so we could consider that he has the table set to become the best South American in Liverpool's history.

The goal

The 'guajiro' scored his first goal of the 2022/2023 season on Monday after being questioned for his Premier League debut. His performance did not fail to receive praise and compliments from major media and European sporting figures, despite Liverpool's draw.

The Colombian winger, who had not had much of a chance in his club's match against Crystal Palace, came up with an incredible move in the 61st minute in which he evaded several opponents and hit a powerful shot to level the game 1-1.

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