Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from football today after spending 19 years playing football at the highest level. As a boyhood Liverpool fan, he played over 700 times for the Merseyside club winning almost everything before moving to the MLS with LA Galaxy.
The former Liverpool captain has won a couple of FA Cups and three League Cups along with a set of Champions League and Uefa Cup medals.
"I have had an incredible career and am thankful for each and every moment of my time at Liverpool,
I feel lucky to have experienced so many wonderful highlights over the course of my career. I am proud to have played over 700 games for Liverpool, many of which as captain, and to have played my part in helping the club to bring major
"At an international level, I feel privileged to have won 114 England caps and to have had the
Following the announcement, Twitter had a meltdown as former players and fans started tweeting the famous moments in the career of the former English Captain. Here are the best ones of the lot:
Stevie 'G' - The Man!
Liverpool FC News (@LivEchoLFC) November 24, 2016
One legend on another!
Steven Gerrard THANK YOU. YNWA— Phil Thompson (@Phil_Thompson4) November 24, 2016
What a player! What a captain!
Gerrard: "I would like to thank everyone at Liverpool Football Club. I'm proud to have played for & captained Liverpool for so many years."— Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) November 24, 2016
'Theatre of Dreams'
5 - Steven Gerrard scored more Premier League goals at Old Trafford than any other visiting player. Memories. pic.twitter.com/Jx5FGx3bJM— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 24, 2016
From the man himself on his retirement!
The ones which will stay right in our heart!
Gerrard retires. Memories of Olympiakos, West Ham in Cardiff, Germany in Munich & many others but the best was defiant 2nd half in Istanbul.— Henry Winter (@henrywinter) November 24, 2016
Easily the greatest the club ever produced!
The Loyal Red!
Could have picked any club in the world from 2003 to 2010 and they'd have snapped him up. He didn't he remained at #LFC. Never forget that— Chris Williams (@Chris78Williams) November 24, 2016
Here are some of his most memorable goals!
Steven Gerrard vs West Ham. 2006 https://t.co/y9DmOhKA40— Anfield HQ (@AnfieldHQ) November 24, 2016
One of a kind!
You can all make jokes and laugh at Steven Gerrard all you want but I'll let you know something, you will never see a player like him again.— Mánc (@MUFCWRITER) November 24, 2016