Steven Gerrard has urged Alfredo Morelos to aim for the stars if he wants to eclipse idol Radamel Falcao in the eyes of Colombia coach Carlos Queiroz.
The Rangers hitman will come up against his hero and international team-mate for the first time when Gers face up to Galatasaray in Thursday’s winner-takes-all Europa League clash.
Former Manchester United assistant boss Queiroz has already been in touch with Gerrard to inform him he will be keeping a close watch on both of his strikers when they face off at Ibrox.
Falcao may have lost some of the mobility that made him one of the most feared frontmen in the game during red-hot stints with Porto and Atletico Madrid but Gerrard has full respect for the 34-year-old.
He knows Morelos has some way to go to match the feats of a players who has twice gone all the way in the Europa