Blake ran the joint-third fastest time in 100-metres history to win gold at the Diamond League meeting in Lausanne on Thursday, clocking 9.69 seconds, a time only ever bettered by Olympic champion Usain Bolt.
But the sprinter, who is also known as the 'The Beast', took time out to praise the Anfield wideman on his accomplished display.
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Sterling, who was born in Jamaica before moving to England, made his Premier League debut and completed the full 90 minutes as the Reds earned a respectable draw against the champions.
The 17-year-old was signed by former Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez from QPR in 2010.