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Players and fans respond to Gerrard’s testimonial

Steven Gerrard celebrated his testimonial with a 2-0 victory over Olympiakos at Anfield on Saturday afternoon.

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, August 3, 2013: Liverpool's Joe Allen celebrates scoring the first goal against Olympiakos CFP with team-mate captain Steven Gerrard during a preseason friendly match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The match saw Robbie Fowler return to the club, and Jamie Carragher play the last half an hour after retiring this summer.

A host of former players and mangers returned to Anfield for the occasion; Roy Evans, Gerard Houllier, Roy Hodgson, Phil Thompson, Emile Heskey and John Arne Riise were all in the directors box.

The match also marked home debuts for new signings Iago Aspas, Luis Alberto, Simon Mignolet and Kolo Toure.

There was also praise from outside of Liverpool and from former players:

And fans gave their thoughts:

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