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The best #StevieLAG tweets as LA Galaxy confirm Gerrard signing

The slightly odd hashtag that accompanied LA Galaxy's announcement provided a little amusement.

LA Galaxy used the #StevieLAG hashtag to acommpany their Twitter announcement of the Steven Gerrard signing
LAGGING? Gerrard (Image: Eddie Janssens)

The slightly odd #StevieLAG hashtag, contrived to accompany LA Galaxy’s tweet confirming the signing of Steven Gerrard, led to a many more tweets poking fun at the announcement.

Gerrard joins the MLS club as a designated player and is due to arrive in America after the current Premier League season has finished, in July.

As the end of his illustrious career at Liverpool draws to a sudden close, take a look at this collection of the best #StevieLAG tweets after LA Galaxy confirmed the Gerrard signing:

I know he can't run anymore, but it's not very nice of L.A. to make fun of their new player before he even gets there. #StevieLAG

— Gianluca Nesci (@GianlucaNesci) January 7, 2015

I just want to take a moment to congratulate @LAGalaxy on their latest signing. #StevieLAG pic.twitter.com/vfGcUUlU9p

— Fake Gregg Berhalter (@CrewCoachGregg) January 7, 2015

Someone, somewhere is getting paid an awful lot of money to come up with things like #StevieLAG

— Football365 (@F365) January 7, 2015

#StevieLAG sounds like what happened vs. Chelsea last season.

— Andres Cordero (@DreCordero) January 7, 2015

It all makes sense now. The slip, the sudden dip of form. Steven Gerrard has been lagging all along. #StevieLag

— Luke. (@LukeLessUnited) January 7, 2015

That #StevieLAG hashtag might struggle, but if he doesn't get around the pitch very quickly in MLS then just blame it on the Stevie lag.

— Chris Brookes (@chris_brookes) January 7, 2015

Are we sure they didn't mean #stevieLAD, as he is called at Anfield? #stevieLAG

— John Brewin (@JohnBrewinESPN) January 7, 2015

When you find out you're reunited with #bae in LA. #StevieLAG pic.twitter.com/kfhactmuvS

— Major League Soccer (@MLS) January 7, 2015

#StevieLAG …any other speakers of the Queen's English reading that as #SLAG ?

— Andrew Allen (@AAllenSport) January 7, 2015

Steven Gerrard's LA move confirmed #StevieLAG #LFC #JustJoking pic.twitter.com/9J4rjSMJVe

— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) January 7, 2015