Steven Gerrard

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Born: 30 May 1982; Whiston, England
Position: Midfielder
Signed: 29 November 1997; Academy

Introduced to LA Galaxy supporters at half-time in Saturday night's win over Toronto FC, former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard delivered a short speech.
LOS ANGELES, USA - Saturday, July 4, 2015: Former Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard is presented as an LA Galaxy player during the half-time interval of the MLS match between LA Galaxy and Toronto FC at the StubHub Center. (Pic by Robert Sorey/Propaganda)

Following his move from Liverpool to LA Galaxy this summer, former Reds captain Steven Gerrard was unveiled as a Galaxy player on Saturday night.

The latest challenger in our Liverpool Lifetime XI series is Simon Collings, who selects a 90s-dominated lineup including Rob Jones and Danny Murphy. Lifetime XI...
KINGSTON-UPON-THAMES, ENGLAND - Monday, January 5, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against AFC Wimbledon during the FA Cup 3rd Round match at the Kingsmeadow Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits he turned down a "couple of nice opportunities" to move to a club in Europe before choosing LA this summer.

The latest in our Liverpool Lifetime XI challenge series is This is Anfield columnist Aaron Cutler, whose lineup is a feast of modern-era talent.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 22, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard looks dejected as Real Madrid CF score the second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard has pin-pointed his omission against Real Madrid in the Champions League as the moment he decided it was time to leave Liverpool.
ISTANBUL, TURKEY - Thursday, February 26, 2015: Liverpool's Emre Can scores his side's second penalty goal of the shoot-out against Besiktas JK during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 2nd Leg match at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The European U21 Championship kicked off on Wednesday night, with Emre Can impressing in midfield as Germany U21s _ Serbia U21s _.
HARVARD, USA - Friday, July 25, 2014: Liverpool's Emre Can, Kristoffer Peterson and captain Steven Gerrard during a preseason training session at the Harvard Stadium in Boston on day five of the club's USA Tour. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Emre Can will take over from Steven Gerrard in Liverpool's midfield next season, according to Germany under-21 coach Horst Hrubesch.
SWANSEA, WALES - Monday, May 19, 2014: England's Danny Ings in action against Wales during the 2015 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifying Group 1 match at the Liberty Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is excited about the arrival of England Under-21 striker Danny Ings but urged fans to be patient with him. Ings...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, September 27, 2014: Liverpool's Adam Lallana in action against Everton during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Adam Lallana is delighted the club have kept faith with Brendan Rodgers and was surprised there was even any talk about the manager being forced out.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, October 2, 2013: Manchester City's James Milner in action against Bayern Munich's Rafinha during the UEFA Champions League Group D match at the City of Manchester Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Speaking after Liverpool secured the free transfer signing of James Milner, Steven Gerrard predicted he would make a swift impact on Merseyside.
SOFIA, BULGARIA - Wednesday, November 26, 2014: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard and Raheem Sterling after their 2-2 draw with PFC Ludogorets Razgrad during the UEFA Champions League Group B match at the Vasil Levski National Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has warned Raheem Sterling he risks stagnating as a squad player if he succeeds in forcing a move from Anfield.
CARDIFF, WALES - SATURDAY, MAY 13th, 2006: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring the third goal against West Ham United during the FA Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium. (Pic by Jason Roberts/Propaganda)

There's been many tributes penned to Steven Gerrard this month, James Nalton writes his in recognition of the phenomenal Liverpool captain.
CARDIFF, WALES - SATURDAY, MAY 13th, 2006: Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scores the third goal against West Ham United during the FA Cup Final at the Millennium Stadium. (Pic by Jason Roberts/Propaganda)

Steven Gerrard's stoppage time equaliser for Liverpool against West Ham in the 2006 FA CUp final has won BBC Sport's greatest FA Cup final goals.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard waves goodbye to the supporters after his final game for the Reds at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's debut for new side Los Angeles Galaxy has been pencilled in for July 11.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard blows a kiss to the supporters as he walks off after his final game for the club, a 6-1 defeat to Stoke City, during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Departing Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has pledged to return to the club because he feels he has a contribution to make in the future.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Sunday, December 14, 2014: Liverpool's manager Brendan Rodgers during the Premier League match against Manchester United at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With Liverpool's 2014/15 season officially at a close, Jack Lusby identifies 10 things we learned from the Reds' latest campaign.
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard blows a kiss to the supporters as he walks off after his final game for the club, a 6-1 defeat to Stoke City, during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

With no Steven Gerrard to drag the club through the hard times next season, Liverpool face a defining summer, writes Danny Gallagher. “With fighting spirit...
STOKE-ON-TRENT, ENGLAND - Sunday, May 24, 2015: Stoke City's Jonathan Walters scores the third goal against Liverpool during the Premier League match at the Britannia Stadium. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool were dismantled 6-1 by Stoke City on Sunday afternoon, but Steven Gerrard did at least score on his final appearance for the club....
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard waves goodbye to the supporters after his final game for the Reds at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Headlines about Raheem Sterling's contract issues and the prospect of Liverpool losing a star player this summer have deflected attention from the departure of one of the club's true greats.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - Tuesday, July 23, 2013: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard waves to the crowd before a training session at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ahead of their preseason friendly against Melbourne Victory. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool youth Academy director Alex Inglethorpe has given his backing to Steven Gerrard to go on to be a "top coach".

Steven Gerrard says he's only going away "for a short space of time" and hopes to return to Liverpool in some capacity.

Brendan Rodgers speaks ahead of Sunday's season closer at Stoke City, with Raheem Sterling and Steven Gerrard on the agenda. We're live with the latest.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard arrives at Anfield ahead of his final home game for the Reds before the Premier League game against Crystal Palace at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Former Liverpool favourite Kevin Keegan believes departing captain Steven Gerrard will return to manage the club when his playing days are over.
MANCHESTER, ENGLAND - Wednesday, April 23, 2003: Real Madrid's Zinedine Zidane in action against Manchester United during the UEFA Champions League Quarter Final 2nd Leg match at Old Trafford. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Zinedine Zidane has paid tribute to Steven Gerrard, who he admits reminds him of himself.
(THE SUN OUT, THE SUN ON SUNDAY OUT) of Liverpool during the Liverpool Player of the Year Awards on May 19, 2015 in Liverpool, England.

Philippe Coutinho was named Player of the Year by his teammates and Steven Gerrard won an Oustanding Achievement award at Liverpool's annual award ceremony at the ECHO arena on Tuesday night.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, January 18, 2014: Liverpool's owner John W. Henry and wife Linda Pizzuti before the Premiership match against Aston Villa at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

FSG were conspicuous by their absence on Saturday and Aaron Cutler asks if their no-show raises deeper questions about Liverpool’s ownership.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool supporters on the Spion Kop form a mosaic S8G in tribute for captain Steven Gerrard on his last game at Anfield during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace. (Pic by Lexie Lin/Propaganda)

Ben Twleves reflects on a historic day at Anfield on Saturday where Steven Gerrard said an emotional goodbye ahead of his impending summer exit. After...
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard gees up his side as Crystal Palace score an equalising goal during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard admits he was desperate to give the Anfield faithful one final flourish to add to his extensive back-catalogue of exploits.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, May 16, 2015: Liverpool's captain Steven Gerrard in action against Crystal Palace during the Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

The fact that these players couldn't get up for it for Steven Gerrard's last game simply beggars belief, writes Jeff Goulding. 'It aint over 'til...

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