sport news Liverpool star Andrew Robertson sees 2012 tweet go viral

Andrew Robertson complained about having no money on social media in 2012 Robertson was an 18-year-old youth player at Queen's at the time of the tweet Liverpool fans are pouring over his incredible rise by retweeting the message  The Scotsman now enjoys a £50,000-a-week wage as a star Liverpool defender 

By Alex Martin For Mailonline

Published: 14:17 BST, 3 May 2018 | Updated: 14:17 BST, 3 May 2018

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Andrew Robertson's incredible rise from Scottish hopeful to Champions League finalist appears to have been perfectly summarised in a Twitter message he sent just six years ago.

The then 18-year-old defender, who put in another impressive display for Liverpool as they fended off a spirited Roma to make the Champions League final on Wednesday, complained of being penniless as he tried to break into the world of professional football.

Tweeting in 2012, he wrote: 'Life at this age is rubbish with no money #needajob.'

Andrew Robertson celebrates with Dejan Lovren following Liverpool's triumph over Roma

Andrew Robertson celebrates with Dejan Lovren following Liverpool's triumph over Roma

The young defender moaned about life with no money as a teenager just six years ago

The young defender moaned about life with no money as a teenager just six years ago

After several Liverpool fans spotted the message still sitting on his Twitter feed, it has gone viral and since garnered over 17,000 'likes' and 'retweets' on the

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