VIDEO: New Rangers boss Steven Gerrard mobbed by fans at Liverpool airport on way to Champions League final

Steven Gerrard meets fans at Liverpool's John Lennon Airport (Steven Gerrard / Instagram)

STEVEN GERRARD was mobbed by delighted fans as he went through Liverpool’s John Lennon Airport earlier today.

The Anfield legend, who officially starts his job as Rangers boss on June 1, was heading to Kiev for the Champions League final.

John Lennon airport with the lads 😂🤣😘

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His former club take on Real Madrid in the Ukraine tomorrow evening in the season-ending showpiece.

The 37-year-old posted a video taken by a fan on his Instagram account with the caption “John Lennon airport with the lads 😂🤣😘”

A huge crowd of selfie-takers gathered around the former England captain, with a few even planting kisses on their hero’s cheek.