Steven Gerrard will effectively end his career a one-club man after signing a new deal to extend his stay at Liverpool.
After scoring Liverpool’s winner in the Carling Cup semi-final first leg at Manchester City on Wednesday night, the Reds skipper announced his good news.
“I’m very happy. It’s a very proud day for myself and my family,” said Gerrard.
The 31-year-old made his debut for Liverpool under the management of Gerard Houllier in 1998.
“The contract extension coming the day after has been the icing on the cake,” he added.
“It has been a perfect 24 hours. This is the club I love and is the club I have supported since I was a young boy.
“I am living the dream as the captain of one of the biggest clubs in the world.
“I love coming to work every day and the experiences I have had since I was eight years of age and first signed for the club, I wouldn’t change them for the world.
“To extend that and to hopefully have some more good times in a red shirt is what I want.”