Liverpool fans have been looking back on the debut of former Reds’ skipper Steven Gerrard, 21 years to the day.
The Merseyside club’s 2-0 victory over Blackburn Rovers on November 29th, 1998, signified the birth of a new Anfield hero. The affair would kickstart the career of arguably Liverpool’s greatest ever player.
After 21 years since a skinny, anxious and apprehensive 18-year-old walked out on the Anfield turf for the first time, winning almost every trophy possible in the club game.
On this day in 1998 Steven Gerrard made his #LFC debut
🔴 710 Games
⚽️ 186 Goals
🏆 2 FA Cups
🏆 3 League Cups
🏆 1 UCL
🏆 1 UEFA Cup
🥇 1 PFA YPOTY
🥇 1 PFA POTY
🥇 1 FWA FOTY
🥇 2 PFA FPOTY
CLUB LEGEND. pic.twitter.com/r0vdetKTOF
— The Redmen TV (@TheRedmenTV) November 29, 2019
Gerrard later admitted during an interview that he was not comfortable with having to play on the right-wing, believing that he was out of his depth. He later moved to central midfield where his talent truly shone.
Supporters were full of admiration for Liverpool legend and made their feelings clear about him on social media.
Here you will find some of the best reactions from Liverpool fans:
Simply a legend.
— Steven Armstrong (@LFCMETALHEAD) November 29, 2019
— Ber (@BernadetteRyan1) November 29, 2019
Greatest liverpool player ever in my opinion. Carried us for years, single handedly. Love you SG
— Aaron Brigden (@serpico_1987) November 29, 2019
— سعيد (@IRONIi3LVCwRmMP) November 29, 2019
“Captain Liverpool when I’m about 30” wow and he did so when he was only 24
— Kenneth Ang (@VetteLeclerKlop) November 29, 2019
The man, the myth, the legend!
— AlexbLFC (@Alexblack1989h1) November 29, 2019
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