Since its inception in 1892, Liverpool FC has been one of the greatest clubs in English football history. Many will argue based on the club’s domestic and European successes, that Liverpool is England’s most excellent club. With 5 European cups and 18 league titles, along with a slew of FA Cup and League Cup victories, Liverpool is easily in the conversation. The club’s great success required great players. Some of soccer’s greatest players have suited up for the Reds. Whether they were shrewd transfer purchases or local lads, the best players in Liverpool history are international icons due to the club’s popularity.
If you were to ask Liverpool fans who were the greatest players to shake the Kop, opinions would be split among all the famous legends in club history, including strikers, midfielders, defenders, and keepers. One thing you can agree on is that Kenny Dalglish is Liverpool fans’ king, between his stint as a player and manager, he oversaw one of the most successful periods in club history. As for this generation’s icon, no one can question Steven Gerrard’s commitment and his list of accolades. While many players have come and gone, Gerrard, for nearly two decades, has been Anfield’s most consistent performer. Not only is he one of Liverpool’s favorite sons, but he is a proven winner.