"There is something very bittersweet about it," Sheeran was quoted as saying. "I love that you're here and we finish it in Ipswich, this is my last gig since probably 18 months."
He also noted that during the tour he had played in front of a large audience all over the world. 19659003] "Glastonbury, Wembley Stadium – All these amazing locations, America, New Zealand, Australia, Asia, South America – it was a wild one," said Sheeran. "I was told before I came to play in front of nine million people around the world at the end of this tour, it's the biggest tour ever."
Sheeran is known to quit the tour in the limelight earlier.
In 2015, he freed himself after completing his x-tour to spend more time with his then-girlfriend Cherry Seaborn.
The couple is married since then.
And even though he has more than earned After a pause, Sheeran thanked his supporters and told the audience that it was not easy.
"It was an emotional day for many people backstage," he said. "It feels kind of weird, like breaking up with a girlfriend you've been with for years, it sounds weird, but it was a long tour."