Gerrard was coveted by some of Europe's biggest clubs during his time at Liverpool.
However, the former England international turned down a host of sides including Chelsea to stay with his boyhood club.
Luis Figo wanted Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard to join him at Real Madrid
Gerrard returned to Anfield this afternoon to take part in a Liverpool and Real Madrid legends clash.
And the 36-year-old impressed, scoring to help Liverpool to a 4-3 victory.
Figo was playing for the Madrid side, and when asked after the match if he wanted Gerrard to join him in the Spanish capital, he said: “The moment in life when we had the possibility to play together, that wasn’t possible.
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“I think it is a pity because everyone wants to play with the best.
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“I think Gerrard showed in his career he was one of the best footballers in his position.
“It was a pity but for Liverpool it was lucky because he could show his quality and talent here, at Anfield.”