Leeds and Aston Villa fans react on Twitter to James Milner's 'special boot' for his 500th PL appearance

(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) James Milner of Liverpool shows his appreciation to the fans at the end of the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Liverpool FC at...

Liverpool midfielder James Milner played for a number of high profile clubs in the Premier League, including Aston Villa and Leeds United.

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp with James Milner of Liverpool who makes his 500th Premier League appearance today during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Liverpool FC...

Leeds United and Aston Villa supporters on Twitter have joined in to congratulate James Milner after he received a 'special boot' for making 500 Premier League appearances. 

The 33-year-old reached that milestone in early December when Liverpool thumped Bournemouth 4-0 in the Premier League, but he received special recognition for that appearance on Wednesday. 

Milner confirmed on his personal Twitter account that Nike had made a 'special boot' with all the logos of his former clubs as he stated that he has been 'very proud' to have represented these clubs. 

The former England international started his career at his boyhood club Leeds before playing for the likes of Newcastle United, Villa, Manchester City and now Liverpool.

Throughout his career, Milner has showcased his versatility on the pitch, from playing in a number of positions to being able to show the defensive side of his game and the attacking side of his game. 

 

As you would expect, both Leeds and Villa supporters on social media were pleased for their former player, who has now racked up 503 Premier League appearances. 

Many Whites fans on Twitter urged the Reds midfielder to 'come back home' with Marcelo Bielsa's side currently sitting top of the Championship table. 

Two-time Premier League winner Milner played over 50 matches for Leeds, scoring five goals for the Yorkshire outfit prior to their relegation from the top-tier of English football.

Added with his Premier League medals, Milner has won the FA Cup and the League Cup and represented his country on 61 occasions. 

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