Jon Arne Riise says he will continue to represent the club.
Liverpool's John Arne Riise celebrates holding the FA Cup as his team mates celebrate
Former Liverpool hero Jon Arne Riise has announced his retirement from football at the age of 35.
The defender had recently been playing with Norwegian side Aalesund, and before that had played in India with the Delhi Dynamos.
John Arne Riise scores against Everton 2001
He is best remembered for his spell at Liverpool, where he is revered as a star, and will be remembered as one of their best left-backs in recent memory, and one of the best free kick takers.
John Arne Riise - Liverpool scores his goal for 1-2
After an outpouring of tributes from supporters, touched by Riise's memorable career, he responded with an emotional series of tweets, and pledged to carry on representing Liverpool in his post playing days.
Today has been a very emotional day.A lot of tears thanks to all the amazing memories. You fans made me the best I could be.— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) June 13, 2016
The fans are the most important thing. I always tried my best for you. From all my heart I thank you for the support you always showed me— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) June 13, 2016
I have never received so many messages or tweets! I'm blessed and honored. I will keep you entertained even though not playing.— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) June 13, 2016
Will do my coaching. Speeches,Q&A but most importantly I will work and represent the best club in the world the best way possible @LFC— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) June 13, 2016
He also amassed 110 international caps for Norway, although only had the opportunity to represent them at one international tournament for which they qualified, at Euro 2000.
Riise applauds the fans