Amidst a world of raging rumors and world record transfers, the name of Steven George Gerrard stands out for the sheer amount of loyalty displayed by the Liverpool legend. For somebody,
|Date of Birth||May 30, 1980 (age 36), Whiston, United Kingdom|
|Parents||Paul Gerrard Steven Gerrard,Julie Ann Gerrard|
|Education||Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School|
|Spouse||Alex Curran (m. 2007)|
|Childern||Lexie Gerrard, Lourdes Gerrard, Lilly-Ella Gerrard|
|Net worth||$60 Million|
who was once considered amongst the best footballers in the world, Gerrard is an exemplary example for any inspiring young lad, who is willing to build a legacy to be remembered by. His career graph has only went up from the time he has started his career, as one of the most potent midfielders of his time, earning him accolades and a fan base that would always remember him for being a man of high moral values who never put a foot wrong direction.
Childhood and Early Life
Steven Gerrard was born on 30 May 1980 in Whiston, Merryside, and got the chance of playing for his home team Whiston Juniors. Being a talented lad, at an early age of eight, he joined the Liverpool Academy. He completed his education from the Cardinal Hennan Catholic High School.
He had also played trials with various clubs at the age of fourteen which included his mentioned name in his autobiography, Manchester United. He signed his first professional contract in his career with Liverpool on 5 November, 1997.
Career & Amazing Growth
Gerrard, after playing his first team debut, became a regular contributor on the following year. He had already established himself as a star midfielder by the 2000-2001 season, when Liverpool won the League, Football Association (FA) and Union of Football Association (UEFA) cups. He spent 17 seasons in Anfield, making his Liverpool debut in 1998,
concreting his position in the first team in 2000 and succeeding Sami Hyypiä as team captain in 2003. Gerrard made his international debut for the England National football team in 2000 and represented his country at the 2000, 2004 and 2012 UEFA European Football Championships. Gerrard helped Liverpool win both the 2005-2006 FA Cup and UEFA Super Cup,
and was named as the Professional Footballers’ Association Player of the Year at the season’s end. Gerrard joined LA Galaxy in July 2016 and played his final game for them on 6 November 2016 in a MLS Cup Playoff penalty-shootout loss to Colorado Rapids.
Achievements & Winning Titles
While growing up, Gerrard had many problems in his back which made him suffer a lot, but too, framed him into a 6ft 1 teenager. He scored his first international goal in a 5-1 victory over Germany in 2002 World Cup qualifier. He is regarded as one of the best midfielders of his generation, and is capable of playing in a number of positions. He is usually deployed as a central midfielder, but has also been used as a second striker, a holding midfielder, an attacking midfielder, a right back and a right winger. The man wears No.8 Jersey for the Reds and No.4 for England.
He first captained England and also worked as a vice-captain with the ex-England Manager Steve Goran. Gerrard, in his golden time, has secured two FA Cups, three League Cups, one UEFA Cup, and one UEFA Super Cup which bears the proofs of his unstoppable success. He also became the sixth player to win 100 caps for England in 2012.
Books/ Autobiography of Steven Gerrard
We have the published autobiography of Steven Gerrard, where he describes the golden era of his life. Every detail, and the high and low tides in his career are elaborately written. This book, by Steven Gerrard, was published on October 1, 2016 by Penguin Publishers.
Personal and Family Life
Steven Gerrard was married to Alexandra Curran, who is also an English model and fashion columnist.
They have three daughters named as Lilly-Ella, Lexie and Lourdes. Gerrard, in every field, is a living legend.