Chelsea vs Liverpool: Twitter congratulates John Terry on becoming Premier League’s highest ever goal-scoring defender

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John Terry opened the scoring for Chelsea on Sunday afternoon versus Liverpool – and the goal saw the Blues skipper surpass David Unsworth’s record to become the Premier League’s highest ever scoring defender.

Blues boss Jose Mourinho, with his team having already been crowned champions, rested a number of first-team stars, including Nemanja Matic and Gary Cahill, but Terry – as he has done all season – started the game and etched his name into the history books after just five minutes on the clock.

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The former England captain has enjoyed a season that he could only have dreamed of experiencing at the age of 34 – playing an imperative role at the heart of the Chelsea team in helping see that the Premier League trophy returns to west London for the first time in five seasons.

Here’s what Twitter had to say when Terry netted the record-breaker…

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