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Gerrard hails Liverpool fans

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has revealed he still feels honoured with his position at Anfield.

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Steven Gerrard: Still feels honoured with his position at Anfield

Steven Gerrard: Still feels honoured with his position at Anfield

Gerrard has been involved with the Merseyside giants since he was eight years old, and he insists the Liverpool fans have made his time at Anfield worthwhile.

The midfielder has been lauded for his loyalty to the Reds - which wavered only briefly when he was tempted by a move to Chelsea - but Gerrard believes some recognition is deserved in the other direction.

"It is the club I have supported since I was a boy and I'm in such a privileged position to captain the team," said the 32-year-old.

"It (a move to Chelsea) was very close but I have no regrets and am absolutely delighted I stayed loyal to Liverpool.

"A lot of people talk about my loyalty to Liverpool but what rarely gets mentioned is Liverpool's loyalty to me.

"I've been there since I was eight and the contracts kept coming, the love kept coming, they have always supported me on and off the pitch.

"A football career is like a roller coaster, it is up and down and you learn from your mistakes on and off the pitch.

"But no matter what I have done I've always had fantastic people around me at the club. I think Liverpool deserve a big thank you from myself for the loyalty they have shown to me."

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