A beaming smile, a manager's loving embrace and a sense of disbelief at full-time told all you needed to know about Tyler Morton's Champions League debut.
Liverpool's home-grown talent, who has been in the club's ranks since the age of seven, had just been entrusted by Jurgen Klopp with 90 minutes in midfield at home to Porto, a mere four days after his first Premier League appearance.
The Reds boss strode up to the 19-year-old and tucked his head under his armpit, in a manner seen just about every week at Anfield. To Morton, quite rightly, it will have felt firmly like a job well done - the teenager can go to bed tonight merry after a controlled, mature display on the biggest night of his life.
Liverpool's Tyler Morton did not look out of place as he made his Champions League debut
The 19-year-old played 90 minutes as Jurgen Klopp's side beat Porto on Wednesday night
Morton, who was a stalwart in the Under-18s side which reached the FA Youth Cup final last season, was undoubtedly the name which stood out in a Liverpool starting XI still littered with star names on Wednesday night.
No space for sentiment here, despite top-spot in Group B being sealed. Stand-in skipper Alisson, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane were all amongst the starters.
Try telling it was an unimportant, meaningless game to Morton, who