Fernando Torres' glittering career has come to an end.
Despite Sagan Tosu losing 6-1 to Vissel Kobe in the J-League in his last ever game, they still managed to provide the striker with an incredible send-off.
It's only right that the world of football pays tribute to a man who has won it all.
Two European Championships and a World Cup with Spain, the Europa League with Atletico Madrid, and of course, an FA Cup, Europa League, and Champions League with Chelsea.
When Torres looks back on his career, perhaps one of the only dampeners is that he failed to lift any silverware with Liverpool.
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It's ironic too, given that his four years with the Reds were some of the finest of his 18-year career, scoring 65 goals in 102 league games.
A £50 million move to Chelsea initially left a bitter taste in the mouth for many Kopites, but in the end, it seemed the club had sold him at just the right time.
The 35-year-old is now remembered fondly on Merseyside, not least because of his formidable partnership with Steven Gerrard.
Together, the pair were unstoppable. Just ask Nemanja Vidic.
It was only fitting then, that the now Rangers manager made a video to say goodbye to his old teammate.
The footage was broadcast in the stadium, Gerrard reminiscing:
"Congratulations on an incredible career.
"I used to love playing with you, sharing the dressing room with you.
"I wish we could go back to those days... knowing you could run behind defenders and I could find you with passes, and you turning all my bad passes into good passes.
"They're the days I miss."
If that was Anfield, there wouldn't have been a dry eye in the house.
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