Twitter reacts as unlikely hero Joe Allen scores late, late equaliser at Anfield 6 years ago

Twitter reacts as unlikely hero Joe Allen scores late, late equaliser at Anfield

Joe Allen's late leveller earned Liverpool a point against Arsenal.

Having twice taken the lead in the first half, Arsenal looked to be heading for a 3-2 victory at Anfield until Allen diverted the ball into the visitor's goal in stoppage time.

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Twitter erupted.

Liverpool fans were understandably delighted by his equaliser...

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Although Arsenal's misfortune wasn't lost on this man...

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With Mario Gotze linked with a move to Liverpool, some Liverpool fans were daring to dream of Joe Allen passing on some his genius to the German...

And the Pirlo comparisons were relentless...

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With some suggesting that the Italian is an admirer of the Welshman...

With Liverpool set to take on Man United at the weekend, it seems the home faithful have got themselves a new hero...