Football legend Steven Gerrard has melted the hearts of fans around the world as he shared an adorable photo with his daughter Lexie to celebrate her 16th birthday.
The former England player turned Aston Villa manager shares his daughter with wife Alex Curran, 39, with the pair who hail from Liverpool also proud parents to Lilly-Ella, 18, son Lio, four, and 10-year-old Lourdes.
Yet it was Lexie’s milestone birthday that prompted a heartwarming Instagram post, with the doting dad telling his daughter to have a “boss day”.
Accompanying the post was a snap of the pair at a recent get together, with the teen already looking very grown up as she sported a hot pink dress and wore her hair in loose waves.
Captioning the post, Steven wrote: "Happy 16th birthday Lexie! have a boss day we love you.”
Her father wasn’t the only footballing legend to wish her a happy birthday however, with a raft of sporting greats also sending their love and well wishes for the special day.
John Achterberg said: “ Happy birthday! have a great day all !”
While Robbie Fowler added: “Happy 16th Lex.”
Before Lee Trundle said: “Happy birthday Lexie have a lovely day x”
Jamie Carragher, Paul Smith, Calum Best and Jelle Van Damme also sent warm wishes to the birthday girl.
Despite only just turning 16, Lexie Gerrard has already made a name for herself in the modelling world and looks to have a bright future ahead of her.
The fashion model starred in her first shoot at just 11 years old and has already begun to take the industry by storm, having previously worked for both Boohoo and JD Sports.
When she isn’t working, Lexie also hosts her own YouTube channel, and has an active fan following on both Instagram and TikTok where she updates followers on her day to day life.
Former Liverpool captain Steven was just 23 and partner Alex, 21, when she gave birth to Lilly- Ella in 2004.
Just two years later, Lexie was born, making her the second oldest of the couple’s four children.
The couple went on to marry in a lavish ceremony in Buckinghamshire before two more children followed, Lourdes in 2007 and Lio in 2017.
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