India, June 28 -- In their last Premier League game, Liverpool scored four goals against Crystal Palace. Each of those goals told the story of a club that has finally broken a 30-year jinx to win the league. Each of those goals told the story of footballing perfection, of beauty and precision, flair and ability, freedom and discipline. If the goals were not high art, they could almost have been kitsch.

The first goal came from Trent Alexander-Arnold, the baby of the team. A local boy picked up for Liverpool's academy when he was just six. Debut for the first team at 18. Now, at 21, one of the finest attacking full-backs in the world. Standing 25 yards out. A short run up, and bang, the ball whipped over the wall, dipping just enough like...