It took Philippe Coutinho 15 months after arriving at Anfield to sit down, face to face, with the English media.
Even then, he required the services of an interpreter, and was painfully shy as he haltingly answered questions about his background in Brazil, his dreams... and his tattoo.
It says "Never Stop Dreaming", in English, not Portuguese, and he suggested then it reflected his aims and ambitions for Liverpool, the club where he felt so much at home.
The impression from that first real meeting with the national media in his adopted country, ...
Date Posted,August 23, 2017