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Check out the L.A. Galaxy’s classy full-page Gerrard ad in Liverpool Echo

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LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 06: Steven Gerrard of Liverpool looks on before the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Sunderland at Anfield on December 6, 2014 in Liverpool, England. (Photo by Scott Heavey/Getty Images)

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As Steven Gerrard heads for Major League Soccer, his new club has honored his longtime home.

The L.A. Galaxy took out a full-page ad in The Liverpool Echo to honor the 10-year anniversary of Liverpool’s triumph in the UEFA Champions League.

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The American club wisely made its role in the advertisement understated.

The ad reads:

“Ten years ago today, on a night in Istanbul, a leader became a legend.

“For the last 17 years Liverpool has backed its loyal captain.

“To the club that set the example, from a city honoured to carry the legacy.

“Thank you.”



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