Earlier today, Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from professional football.
The 36-year-old spent 17 years at his home-town club Liverpool, 12 as captain, and won seven major honours including the 2005 Champions League before finishing his career with an 18-month stint at LA Galaxy.
Tributes have been paid from all over the world to the former England captain on his emblematic career.
These are some of them:
Steven Gerrard retires
Caps as skipper: 3⃣8⃣
Major tournaments played in: 6⃣
— England (@England) November 24, 2016
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) 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
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
The Legend Forever. pic.twitter.com/0spWLyP1JY
— Xabi Alonso (@XabiAlonso) November 24, 2016
— Javier Zanetti (@javierzanetti) November 24, 2016
— Daniel Agger (@DanielAgger) November 24, 2016
Growing up all I wanted was to be like Stevie Gerrard and now he's hung his boots up😪 absolute legend⚽️🔴
— Charlie Pugh (@CharliePugh7) November 24, 2016
steven gerrard 🙌🏻. liverppols greatest player!! 👏🏻#StevieG
— chris west (@westys87) November 24, 2016
BREAKING: Steven Gerrard has retired
One of the greatest midfielders to play this century and Liverpool's most inspirational captain ❤️ pic.twitter.com/K68JKDbEr3
— Empire of the Kop (@empireofthekop) November 24, 2016
Steven Gerrard THANK YOU. YNWA
— Phil Thompson (@Phil_Thompson4) November 24, 2016
Was an honour to watch Steven Gerrard's career unfold. He leaves behind so many memories that will never fade. His legend will only grow.
— James Pearce (@JamesPearceEcho) November 24, 2016