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The best Steven Gerrard England retirement jokes

Mean jokes after Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from international football.

By Thomas Joseph

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The captain before an international game, before the Steven Gerrard England retirement jokes
RETIRED: Gerrard (Image: Football.ua)

All the best Steven Gerrard England retirement jokes following the captain’s announcement that he will no longer play for the national team.

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A disappointing World Cup campaign is said not to have influenced Gerrard’s decision to focus on his Premier League club efforts with Liverpool.

Even after a lengthy career and some reasonable stats, some have made light of the Scouser’s resignation from the English side.

Check out this collection of the best Steven Gerrard England retirement jokes before Wayne Rooney takes over the captaincy.

Gerrard's retires from international football to concentrate on his Instagram account.

— Ben Osborn (@OsbornOn1) July 21, 2014

Gerrard announces his retirement from international football with effect from just before the World Cup.

— David Schneider (@davidschneider) July 21, 2014

England fans react to Steven Gerrard's international retirement… pic.twitter.com/dadzFJVvsk

— Not Match of the Day (@NOT_MOTD) July 21, 2014

Let's have a look back on Steven Gerrard's highlights as England captain pic.twitter.com/1GJjkDXza4

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 21, 2014

Steven Gerrard has taken a leaf out of Philipp Lahm's book and retired from international football on a high. Oh wait…

— Lucho (@Neymarred) July 21, 2014

With Gerrard retiring, the England captaincy is up for grabs. A no-brainer really. pic.twitter.com/2PNVCPOQ0f

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 21, 2014

Steven Gerrard has retired from international football. Wayne Rooney be like https://t.co/q7vDsSDD7x

— Football Vines (@FootballVines) July 21, 2014

Happy Steven Gerrard has retired, he's started to slip in his recent performances #lol

— Ben Barron (@benbarron21) July 21, 2014

With Gerrard gone, England need a new captain. A leader of men. A hero. A legend. pic.twitter.com/D5DPec1oFG

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 21, 2014

I say to Cleverley "Gerrard retire! It your time to shine as captain" I laugh, Gaal laugh, even Cleverley laugh! He shit & he know he shit!

— Evil Kagawa (@evilkagawa) July 21, 2014

Poor Gerrard. He no ever win world of cup now! At least he having Premier league medal collection. What? No medal!!! Cleverley 1 Gerrard 0

— Evil Kagawa (@evilkagawa) July 21, 2014

Oh no… how will England stay average without Stevie G? http://t.co/PIFiRmmFX7

— Kieran (@CiaranDeFaoite) July 21, 2014

I can't recall Steven Gerrard playing for England. Must have slipped my mind.

— nullisecundus (@nullisecundus01) July 21, 2014

Who is Steven Gerrard?

— Ryan Murton (@ryan_murton) July 21, 2014

Steven Gerrard attempts to announce his international retirement. pic.twitter.com/vvbc2PnHGV

— Alwyn Payne (@AlwynPayne) July 21, 2014

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