Piers Morgan issued a touching tribute to his "late, great" manager, John Ferriter.

The Good Morning Britain presenter took to Instagram to issue some heartfelt words in honour of his former manager after the LA Dodgers won their first World Series in 32 years.

Posting a photo of John at a Dodgers game, Piers wrote: "My late, great manager John Ferriter was a massive Dodgers fan. Every year he'd drag me to games and assure me they'd win the World Series.

Receive newsletters with the latest news, sport and what's on updates from the Liverpool ECHO by signing up here.

"They never did.

"They hadn't since 1988.

"Last night, 15 months after he died, the LA Dodgers won the World Series.

"John, you were right. Congrats."

Piers' post quickly racked up likes on the social media platform, gaining more than 15,000 from fans and celebrities alike.

Britain's Got Talent judge Amanda Holden commented with a heart, while TV personality Lizzie Cundy said: "Love this! Fantastic man!"

Fan @s.j.april80 said: "Piers lovely for you to share."

@linzeee_mark said: "Nice the way you continue to honour him... He must've have been a special guy."

Piers' son Spencer Morgan added a praising hands emoji.

Enter your postcode below to claim a free scratchcard:

John Ferriter was an American television producer and talent representative who worked with some of Hollywood's largest celebrity client representation agencies, including the famous William Morris Agency.

He died in Los Angeles on July 25, 2019, from complications of pancreatitis.

At the time of his death, Piers tweeted : "RIP John Ferriter, 59. My brilliant manager and ferociously loyal, kind, charismatic & supremely talented friend. I trusted him with my life, and he enriched my life so much.

"Thank you John, for everything you did for me, and for my family."