Steven Gerrard’s savage 50-50 tackle on son Lio

Steven Gerrard has been passing on his footballing prowess to his little son Lio and today the father and son took on tackling.

Over the past few months Liverpool legend Steven has been sharing videos of his youngest kicking footballs and scoring goals in their home.

And today the former Reds captain shared footage of him and Lio, two, going up against each other in a "50-50" tackle, as they both went for the ball.

In the clip Steven and Lio can be seen both running for the ball in different directions, as Lio gets the ball Steven dives in and takes it off him, with Lio tumbling over his dad's legs.

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He captioned the video: "Can’t beat a good 50/50" and his followers were quick to comment, saying the challenge was a clear red card."

Luis Garcia said: "He can win a 50/50 to me already !!"

Robbie Keane said: "A few people been on the end of a few of them pal."

lfc.memes.ynwa said: "Straight red!!!! Disgraceful challenge."

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_99am._ said: "Red card tha lad."

And scottishpaul1 said: "That’s a definite red card."

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Steven has been spending lockdown with his family and previously shared a photo of him and Lio enjoying lunch.

Steven has four children, Lexie, Lourdes, Lilly-Ella and his youngest son Lio , with wife Alex.

During his lunch date with his only son the pair sat at a low white table.

The pair dressed down in tracksuits, with Lio looking up at the camera while his dad beamed.

Steven simply captioned the photo with a heart emoji.