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Jonas Gutierrez thanks Liverpool fans for their classy gesture last night

Published 14/04/2015 | 12:24

Newcastle United's Argentinian midfielder Jonas Gutierrez gestures to supporters as he warms up during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield in Liverpool
Newcastle United's Argentinian midfielder Jonas Gutierrez gestures to supporters as he warms up during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield in Liverpool

Jonas Gutierrez was left humbled as he received a hero's welcome when he came on at Anfield last night.

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The Argentine made an emotional return to the Newcastle team in February following a battle with cancer and he was given a spine-tingling reception when he came on in Newcastle's 2-0 defeat at Anfield against Newcastle last night.

After the match, Gutierrez took to Twitter to show his appreciation.

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"Thanks Newcastle fans and Liverpool fans for The ovation at Anfield. Gracias fans de newcastle y liverpool por la ovación en Anfield," he said.

Here is the social media reaction to the moment Gutierrez mentered the play last night.

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