Juventus ace Claudio Marchisio has labeled Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard as the 'complete' midfielder.

The 25-year old Italy international was speaking to La Gazzetta dello Sport when he spoke of his football idols which include teammate Alessandro Del Piero and Reds star Gerrard.

"Del Piero has always been my idol - a legend. In my own position, I was crazy about Steven Gerrard," revealed Marchisio.

"I remember in the Champions League final comeback by Liverpool against AC Milan, you saw him up front, on the wings and a moment later he was back, marking the playmaker.

"I have never seen such a complete midfielder."

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