Suarez pays tribute to Gerrard: I am proud to have played with a legend like you

The Uruguayan played alongside the ex-England man for three-and-a-half years at Anfield, a spell the Barcelona forward describes as the best of his career

Luis Suarez has paid tribute to Steven Gerrard ahead of the midfielder’s departure from Liverpool, describing himself as proud to have played with a “legend”.

The 34-year-old confirmed on Friday that he will not renew his Reds contract, ending a 25-year association with his boyhood club, and is thought to be interesting a number of Major League Soccer clubs.

Suarez, who played alongside Gerrard for three-and-a-half years, has called his time alongside the ex-England man among the “best” of his career and wrote of his admiration for his achievements.

With you I have lived one of the best moments of my career in a stadium. I am proud to say I played with a legend like you. 1/2

— Luis Suarez (@LuisSuarez9) January 2, 2015

I admire everything you have done during the years in Liverpool MY FRIEND. I wish you the best of the best!! YNWA 2/2

— Luis Suarez (@LuisSuarez9) January 2, 2015

Gerrard has won 10 trophies during his time at Anfield, including the FA Cup twice and the Champions League once.

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