Sir Kenny Dalglish has despatched a touching message to former Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva after the Brazilian introduced his retirement from soccer.
The 36-year-old, who spent 10 years at Anfield earlier than leaving for Lazio in 2017, had been sidelined since December after discovering coronary heart issues and has now been pressured to hold up his boots following medical recommendation.
The previous Gremio man was an enormous favorite amongst Kopites and it’s due to this fact no shock that Dalglish took a while to ship him an emotional message on his official Twitter account.
“Lucas – I hope every little thing is OK,” the Scotsman wrote. “The respect you might have in Liverpool is actually real. We’re all right here if we may be of any assist in anyway, and we want you luck in your subsequent chapter. These photos communicate louder than any phrases. YNWA.”
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The ex-Brazil worldwide scored seven objectives and registered 19 assists in 346 appearances for the Merseysiders and he was very a lot an underrated determine on the membership.
It’s unclear what the long run holds for Lucas shifting ahead however we will actually see him pursuing a training profession or staying concerned with the sport in some form of capability.
We’re gutted for his profession to be minimize brief attributable to one thing out of his management however he can happy with every little thing that he has achieved.
All the perfect and YNWA, Lucas.
Test King Kenny’s tweet beneath by way of Twitter:
Lucas – I hope every little thing is OK. The respect you might have in Liverpool is actually real. We’re all right here if we may be of any assist in anyway, and we want you luck in your subsequent chapter. These photos communicate louder than any phrases. YNWA. (@LucasLeiva87 ) pic.twitter.com/tv0atW0UbW
— Sir Kenny Dalglish (@kennethdalglish) March 18, 2023
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