Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard Gets Emotional Saying Goodbye to Luis Suarez

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterJuly 11, 2014

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 09:  Luis Suarez of Liverpool celebrates scoring the third goal with his team-mate Steven Gerrard during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Fulham at Anfield on November 9, 2013 in Liverpool, England.  (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)
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Steven Gerrard has described himself as "emotional" as he bids farewell to Liverpool striker Luis Suarez.

The Uruguayan forward is completing the formalities of a move to Barcelona after the clubs agreed on a fee, according to Liverpool's official statement.

Gerrard wrote on Instagram:

On an emotional day for me would just like to say what a pleasure it has been playing with an amazing talent such as Luis. I would like to thank him for his outstanding contribution on the pitch during his time @liverpoolfc and to wish him and his family all the best on his new adventure in Spain. #lfclegend

It's a classy send-off for a divisive player.

[Instagram]