The best #ThankYouSteven tributes from unimpressed fans

The not quite so complimentary #ThankYouSteven tweets while most gushed over Gerrard as he retires from international football with England.

Gerrard in action for England, one of the performances that presumably inspired the #ThankYouSteven tweets
Gerrard… Hashtag inspiring (Image: Football.ua)

As the internet gushed over Gerrard following the announcement that he was retiring from international football, there were also some not quite so complimentary #ThankYouSteven tweets.


A sickeningly nice hashtag was soon hijacked by rival Premier League fans and unimpressed England supporters.

Don’t miss our favourite #ThankYouSteven tributes after Gerrard’s retirement from the English national team:

#ThankYouSteven you were utterly useless at basically all of the tournaments, but you scored a goal against Germany once 10 years ago.

— Aidán (@BeltransMole23) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven for that shocking back pass against France in Euro 2004.

— thomas (@mrtconway) July 21, 2014

Let's all remember those two goals he scored against Andorra and admit that he was average for England. No #ThankYouSteven

— Shandy (@LeShandy) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven For having the tactical and positional awareness of a goat.

— Kick Arse (@kickarseHD) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven https://t.co/RxL4RLNfBE

— Andrew Thomas (@andi_thomas) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven for setting Suarez up and getting us knocked out, true legend x

— Josh Longman (@JoshLongman_) July 21, 2014

Knew Suarez wouldn't resist. #ThankYouSteven pic.twitter.com/CiZPgUA8jJ

— Andrew Allen (@AAllenSport) July 21, 2014

#thankyousteven pic.twitter.com/gnNMqBclOB

— Matt (@MattSav7) July 21, 2014

Fair play to Gerrard. Quality player at his best. We should remember him for his best moments… #thankyousteven https://t.co/HKpqVniYJC

— Busby MUFC (@BusbyMUFC) July 21, 2014

England shunted their best central midfielder out to the left for him #ThankYouSteven

— Doron Salomon (@DoronSalomon) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven? For being the worst England captain of all time? For assisting Suarez to knock us out of the World Cup? LOL!

— Frank Lampard UK (@FrankLampardUK) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven pic.twitter.com/2SEYJuuwZH

— Paddy Power (@paddypower) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven for being part of a generation of sweet, glorious international failure. In a bit nobhead.

— Footballista (@Fo0tballista) July 21, 2014

#ThankYouSteven The nadir of football hashtaggery has been reached.

— Football Clichés (@FootballCliches) July 21, 2014

Gerrard offered nothing to England during the WC, he was never getting picked again. only reason he retired. #Gerrard #ThankYouSteven

— JordySloan (@JordySloan) July 21, 2014