Steven Gerrard has made an impact on a lot of people’s lives over the years. However, the people of North Korea probably don’t feel they have much of a relationship with the departing Liverpool captain.
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Or, so you would think… North Korean newspaper, the Rodong Sinmun, led with this spread (pictured) today, claiming that Gerrard learned all his tricks from their ‘supreme leader’, Kim Jong-un. Yes, seriously.
Something tells us that this one probably isn’t true, but we’ll let you make up your own mind! You might have to learn Korean before you can know for sure though.
North Korea's Rondum Sinmum says Steven Gerrard learned all his tricks from Kim Jong-un. pic.twitter.com/N0r8JC5xL6
— Sport Witness (@Sport_Witness) May 17, 2015
Gerrard played his final game at Anfield as a Liverpool player yesterday, with his side going down 3-1 against Crystal Palace. After the match, the iconic midfielder made a touching speech to the tearful Merseyside faithful before travelling to each side of the ground to applaud and thank the supporters.
You can watch the video of his final moments as a Liverpool player at Anfield by clicking HERE.