The 20 greatest ever quotes on Steven Gerrard during his 16 years; from Ferguson, Totti, Ancelotti, Ronaldinho & more

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Gerrard lauded by legendary figures throughout the football world…

Courtesy of the official website, here’s some of the greatest quotes on Steven Gerrard from some of the most highly respected figures in football during his 16 year stint at Anfield.

“He is undoubtedly one of the best midfield players in the world.” Carlo Ancelotti 

“I think of him as being at the same level as Pirlo. Vision, technique, but he is powerful as well. Stevie can do anything. It’s going to be very difficult to find another player like him in the future.” Mario Balotelli 

“He is the greatest captain the club has ever had – it’s as simple as that.” Emre Can

“He’s a fantastic statesman; he has been unbelievably successful with this football club with what he’s done, the amount of games he has pulled out the mire, and the general way he conducts himself.” Kenny Dalglish

“Gerrard has been my idol for 10 years and is one of the best players in the world. He is the example of what all midfield players aspire to.” 

“He has become the most influential player in England, bar none. Not that Vieira lacks anything, but Gerrard does more.” Alex Ferguson

‘I’d have to say Steven Gerrard has been the biggest influence in my career so far. I watched him when I was younger and then to go and play and train with him every day is massive for me, and still is now.” Jordan Henderson

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