Following Steven Gerrard’s retirement from football, some illustrious names in the game have paid tribute to the Liverpool legend.
Gerrard confirmed on Thursday afternoon that he was ending a glittering playing career that spanned three decades.
The 36-year-old will go down as one of the best players of his generation, with his influence on Liverpool in the 2000s unrivalled.
His performances in Istanbul and Cardiff will forever be the stuff of legend, as well as endless other inspirational displays in a Reds shirt.
There has been a huge amount of praise for Gerrard following news of his retirement, with some big names taking the time to sing his praises.
Here’s a look at some of the former teammates, legends and staff who have been paying tribute to the legendary midfielder.
— Fernando Torres (@Torres) November 24, 2016
The Legend Forever. pic.twitter.com/0spWLyP1JY
— Xabi Alonso (@XabiAlonso) November 24, 2016
It's been an honor to play alongside you amigo!! Always an example on and off the pitch!great moments together!THANKS FOR EVERYTHING LEGEND! pic.twitter.com/DjFNMKL38K
— Pepe Reina (@PReina25) November 24, 2016
— Javier Zanetti (@javierzanetti) November 24, 2016
— Daniel Agger (@DanielAgger) November 24, 2016
Thanks for all the years that we worked together.
I am sure you will be successful in whatever you do from now on.
YNWA captain !!! pic.twitter.com/4RG4GEg2gW
— Lucas Leiva (@LucasLeiva87) November 24, 2016
Steven Gerrard THANK YOU. YNWA
— Phil Thompson (@Phil_Thompson4) November 24, 2016
We started at Liverpool together at 11. He was brilliant then. He went on to be world class. Liverpool's greatest player. Congrats Stevie G.
— michael owen (@themichaelowen) November 24, 2016
Congratulations Steven gerrard incredible career club and country,privilege to have played with and against you,enjoy some golf ?? now
— Chris Kirkland (@ChrisKirkland43) November 24, 2016
— Alan Shearer (@alanshearer) November 24, 2016
The best player I have ever played with! Thanks for everything mate??Mr Captain Fantastic ??? pic.twitter.com/eycltUyZXi
— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) November 24, 2016
— John Achterberg (@1JohnAchterberg) November 24, 2016
— Danny Ward (@dan_ward52) November 24, 2016
Steven Gerrard Congratulations on an amazing career. A player I respect on and off the field. One of the best players I've played against ?? pic.twitter.com/Q5zFmMeVhs
— TIM CAHILL (@Tim_Cahill) November 24, 2016
Hoy anuncia que se retira una leyenda del fútbol! Un líder dentro y fuera del campo, enorme Steven Gerrard! pic.twitter.com/CjX3dn2bLB
— Iker Casillas (@IkerCasillas) November 24, 2016
— Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) November 24, 2016
— Thierry Henry (@ThierryHenry) November 24, 2016
Steven Gerrard ???
— Grzegorz Krychowiak (@GrzegKrychowiak) November 24, 2016
Stevie G.. One of Liverpool's best ever players. Nothing he couldn't do on the pitch,Magnificent career. Great guy to go with it ??
— John Hartson (@JohnHartson10) November 24, 2016
— Ray Clemence (@RayClem1) November 24, 2016