Love him or hate him – there’s no denying John Terry is the kind of footballer that only comes around once in a generation.
A true one-team player, Terry has set dozens of records during his 22 years at the Bridge while racking up a staggering 14 major trophies.
So it’s only natural that news that he is set to exit Chelsea saw a big reaction on social media.
We picked out some of the best tweets to highlight his career at the top of the game.
Everybody at Stamford Bridge would like to express our enormous gratitude to John and wish him the very best of luck for the future. pic.twitter.com/Yo9NrXNBMs
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) April 17, 2017
40 – John Terry has scored more Premier League goals than any other defender in the competition’s history. Blue. pic.twitter.com/AAorQqwGYA
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) April 17, 2017
— SPORF (@Sporf) April 17, 2017
✅ Frank Lampard: 2001-2014
✅ Petr Cech: 2004-2015
✅ Didier Drogba: 2004-2015
✅ John Terry: 1998-2017
— Football Tweets (@FutballTweets) April 17, 2017
John Terry in the #PL
— Premier League (@premierleague) April 17, 2017
John Terry will leave the club as the greatest of legends. A man who embodied Chelsea, for many, over two decades. Will leave a huge void.
— Dan Levene (@danlevene) April 17, 2017
John Terry's won 10 trophies more with Chelsea than our whole squad COMBINED has won with Arsenal. pic.twitter.com/qOQ9CVTUNS
— Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) April 17, 2017