It was an irrelevant match for Chelsea. No matter the result, at the end of the day, they were still #Premier League champions. For Liverpool, they needed all three points to keep their slim hopes of a top four finish alive.

Even though the league was wrapped up, John Terry took his regular spot in the back-four, wearing the captain's armband he has fashioned for over a decade now.

Going into the match, Terry was tied with former Everton defender, David Unsworth, with 38 career Premier League goals. In the fifth minute, Terry latched on to a Cesc Fabregas corner kick and headed his way to the history books with his 39th career Premier League goal. 

The #Chelsea and Premier League legend has scored in each of the last 15 seasons in the top-flight and has more goals this season (5) than big money strikers Mario Balotelli, Edin Dzeko and Radamel Falcao.

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Terry's feat of 39 goals is perhaps more impressive compared to Unsworth in that Terry does not take any penalties. Whereas Unsworth was the primary penalty taker for several of the teams he played for such as West Ham and Portsmouth. In fact, the majority of Terry's goals have come from set pieces where the defender manages to maneuver away from his marker to free himself for either a header or a tap-in.  

Terry has catapulted himself into Chelsea folklore and is by far the most decorated and most successful Chelsea captain of all time. He is beloved by the Stamford Bridge faithful and is known as "Captain. Leader. Legend." for good reason. Terry is the definition of all three of those words. We know he will go down as one of the best players to ever don the blue shirt, however, the question now is will he go down as one of the best Premier League players of all-time?

The answer to that question, in my eyes, is easy.

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Without a shadow of a doubt, yes, John Terry is one of the best players to ever play in the Premier League. Not only that, but the Chelsea captain has a legitimate case for the best Premier League defender ever. His scoring prowess is not the only attribute he brings to the table. Terry has been the rock at the back of some of the best defenses to ever grace a football pitch. 

No matter where your allegiance lies, set your hatred aside and appreciate that you are witnessing a Captain, Leader, Legend master his craft.