the one I watched they said if the VAR is inconclusive they go with the original on field decision. however there is no confirmation as to whether the VAR did decide that or not... its pretty horrible at the moment.
From personal experience of torn ankle ligaments x2 and a broken ankle x3 there's generally very little swelling and bruising however a twisted/sprained ankle can blow up like a balloon and go purple, looking much worse but recovering in 2-3 weeks.
Gutted to see that he's had to retire, hopefully we're looking at bringing him back to the club in a coaching role should he want to. No doubt he'll get media work, he's done some already and speaks very well.
Me too, count yourself lucky you didn't grow up in 1980's & early 90's UK where every **** supported them and spent every moment telling you how amazing they were and asking "how many times have you won the league.....?" as a counter to any negative Liverpool talk...