In 2019, Divock Origo has scored the 1st and the 4th goal in Liverpool 4-3 win against Barcelona.

Divock Okoth Origi born 18 April 1995) is a Belgian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Liverpool and the Belgium national team. He is the son of former Kenyan professional footballer Mike Origi.

Origi’s Football Career

Origi began his career at Lille and scored on his professional debut for them in 2013. A year and a half later, he was signed for £10 million by Liverpool, who loaned him back to Lille for the 2014–15 Ligue 1 season.

Origi made his international debut for Belgium in 2014 and was part of their team which reached the quarter-finals 2 December, Origi scored his first goal of the season in a derby match against city rivals Everton, which Liverpool won 1–0. Origi came on as a substitute for Roberto Firmino in the 84th minute and scored with a header in the 96th minute, capitalizing on an error from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. Replacing the injured Mohamed Salah, on 4 May he scored the winner against Newcastle in a 3–2 victory, and in doing so kept Liverpool in the hunt for their first Premier League title.

On 7 May, Origi scored for the first time in the Champions League, netting a brace in the semi-final second leg against Barcelona, vitally scoring the final goal to complete Liverpool’s comeback from a three-goal first leg deficit.s of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, during which he became the youngest goalscorer in Belgian World Cup history.

Origi’s Childhood

Origi was born in Ostend and grew up in Houthalen-Oost. He was born into a family of footballers. His father, Mike Origi, played for KV Oostende (at the time Divock was born) and Genk, among other Belgian clubs, as well as the Kenya national team.

His uncle, Austin Oduor, played for Gor Mahia in the Kenyan Premier League while his other uncles, Gerald and Anthony, played for Tusker. His cousin Arnold currently plays for Lillestrøm in the Norwegian Tippeligaen and the Kenya national team as a goalkeeper. The Origi family is of Kenyan Luo ethnicity.