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Steven Gerrard hailed Liverpool’s “incredible achievement” in being crowned champions for the first time in the Premier League era.
The Reds had been handed the crown on Thursday night as Manchester City’s decline to Chelsea still left them 23 factors driving the leaders with seven games still left to enjoy.
Amongst people marking the accomplishment was previous skipper Gerrard, who won two FA Cups and a Champions League with the club but in no way claimed a league title.
Gerrard, now manager of Rangers, wrote on Instagram: “Congratulations to all liverpoolfc on winning the premier league. Outstanding achievement from a wonderful squad of top rated players.
“Lead by a entire world course manager and coaching crew also a special point out for the backing from FSG. And last of all and most importantly the lovers who have waited 30 many years. Enable the bash get started.”
Just one of Gerrard’s previous staff-mates, Michael Owen, tweeted: “Congratulations LFC What an unbelievable season and the very best crew by a mile!”
Liverpool’s current players were also tweeting as they watched occasions unfold at Stamford Bridge, as footage circulated all-around social media which appeared to exhibit quite a few of them seeing the recreation collectively.
Full-back again Trent Alexander-Arnold wrote on Twitter: “Championssss!!!!”
Midfielder James Milner wrote: “30 several years Reds! Let’s get pleasure from it! Honoured to be element of this group & this club”
Referencing those who died in the Hillsborough disaster in 1989, defender Dejan Lovren wrote: “96 – Dream arrived true”
And submitting a screenshot from his phone showing four missed phone calls from Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson joked: “Wonder what he wants”
Luis Garcia, a Champions League winner with the Reds in 2005, tweeted: “Congratulations to LFC!! What a amazing achievement.
“Congrats to all the players, team and board member. I’m not forgetting the Supporters. Enjoy the minute, it is been a very long time but lastly is below !!”
A different member of that Champions League successful team, Djimi Traore, wrote: “Congratulations to LFC for profitable premier league 2019-20. Nicely should have trophy for klopp and his team.superb accomplishment for LFC YNWA”
Former Liverpool striker John Aldridge posted a video of himself celebrating with an inflatable trophy. Aldridge, who won the league with the Reds in 1987-88, tweeted: “What a amazing emotion for all LFC admirers across the world!Love it,Totally smashed the league to bits”
Another earlier Liverpool striker, Fernando Torres, wrote: “Huge congrats to every person at LFC on successful the premierleague. Unbelievable squad, outstanding supervisor, excellent employees but previously mentioned all my honest congrats to each and every one LFC supporter. You’ve been ready so prolonged and at last that wished-for trophy is yours. Extremely nicely deservedYNWA”
Former Liverpool goalkeeper Pepe Reina wrote: “CHAMPIONS!! Congratulations LFC!! Award far more than deserved after an excellent period. 30 many years later Currently I truly feel far more than happy of obtaining belonged to this excellent club”
Former Liverpool supervisor Roy Evans tweeted: “Well deserved congrats to jurgen. and the workforce a good end we have Waited a extended time for this a great staff effort and hard work from the manager the crew and a lot of people today driving the scenes and of program our brilliant followers. To you all YNWA”