Andy Robertson and Marcelo react to Alphonso Davies’ supreme left-back display

Andy Robertson and Marcelo have led the plaudits for teenage sensation Alphonso Davies following his superb display for Bayern Munich against Barcelona.

The three stars are considered to be in the top bracket of left-backs in world football as they continue to vie for individual supremacy.

Marcelo has long been regarded as the leading left-sided full-back worldwide until recent seasons where Robertson has come to prominence.

Liverpool's Champions League and Premier League successes have arguably pitched the former Hull defender above his Real Madrid counterpart.

However it seems both players have strong competition from Canadian international Davies after his latest showing.

The 19-year-old featured in Bayern's thumping 8-2 win over Barca in the Champions League quarter finals on Friday in Lisbon.

Davies did a good job of helping to keep Lionel Messi at bay – a task which Robertson had difficulty with last season.

But his starring moment came when he produced a piece of magic to set up Bayern's fifth and put the tie to bed.

After coming up against Nelson Semedo down the left flank, Davies skinned the Barca full-back with his pace and trickery before sliding a pass across goal for Joshua Kimmich to apply an easy finish.

His skill left fans in awe of his talents on social media, with Robertson and Marcelo among those to pay tribute.

Robertson shared a clip of the goal on Twitter along with a shocked face, applause and fire emojis.

Marcelo opted for a more traditional response, declaring his admiration for Davies on Instagram.

"You bring joy to my eyes when I see you play kid!" Marcelo wrote, followed by love heart eyes emoji.

The comments from the two global stars will no doubt boost Davies confidence, though it seems he already has that in abundance.

Bayern boss Hansi Flick said: "It's just nice to see it. He has the quality and if he can now do it more often, that's even nicer.

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"He has the confidence, now also against Barcelona."

Even teammate Kimmich held his hands up to admit he was embarrassed to finish off Davies' good work.

"That was unbelievable. I even was a bit ashamed when I celebrated," Kimmich said. "He gets 99 percent credit for this goal. I only had to get the ball over the line."

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