Steven Gerrard

31-year-old midfielder before worrying about his career has been discharged following the injury During the year 2011. Steven George Gerrard is the who's Classic footballer plays for and captains Classic Premier League club Liverpool.

Gerrard is renowned for its exceptional ability striking long-term and has scored in the final trophy lots, including the UEFA Champions League Final and 2005 FA Cup Final 2006. Gerrard, who has spent his entire career at Anfield, made his debut in 1998 and cemented his place in the first team in 2000-01 season, succeeding Sami Hyypia as Liverpool team captain in 2003.

In 2005, Gerrard came third in voting for the Ballon d'Or, Awarded to top players in Europe. Gerrard made his international debut in 2000 and has Represented England at Euro 2000 and Euro 2004, and 2006 World Cup, where he was the team's top scorer with two goals. Gerrard is the vice-captain of England national football team. Gerrard came second only to Kenny Dalglish in the 100 Players Who Shook The Kop, Liverpool FC fan poll.

Personal information
Full name : Steven George Gerrard
Date of birth : 30 May 1980 (age 31)
Place of birth : Whiston, Merseyside, England
Height : 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position : Midfielder

Club information
Current club : Liverpool
Number : 8

Early Years
Beginning of Year Born in Whiston, Merseyside, Gerrard started out playing for hometown team Whiston Juniors, where he was noticed by Liverpool Scouts. He joined the youth academy of the Reds "at age nine. Gerrard then Had trials with Various clubs at fourteen, but success is not straight-Gerrard never made ​​it into the England team's school children. Experiment Gerrard including Manchester United, the which he claimed in 2006 autobiography is "to push Liverpool to give me a YTS contract." He signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 5 November 1997.

Club Career

Gerrard made his Liverpool first team debut on 29 November 1998 in a match against Blackburn Rovers as a last minute substitute for Vegard Heggem. Liverpool Hierarchy That Remain still confident he Will Improve. Gerrard partnered Redknapp in central midfield for the 1999-00 season. Teams Struggle and Uncertainty (2003-2004)

Gerrard replaced Sami Hyypiä as Liverpool captain in October 2003, as manager Gérard Houllier said That Had Gerrard admitted he demonstrated leadership qualities from the beginning, but is required for adults. In the end, Gerrard rejected £ 20 million offer from Chelsea to stay with Liverpool and new coach Rafael Benítez. Breakthrough and Trophy Campaign (2004-2007) Liverpool suffered the injury early in the 2004-05 season, and suffered a leg injury in a league match against Manchester United Kept Gerrard September to late November.

During the six-minute stretch in the second half 2005 Champions League final against AC Milan, Liverpool came back from a three-goal deficit to tie the match at 3-3 after extra time, with Gerrard scoring one goal. The third goal as Liverpool gained from the infringement penalty given to Liverpool Gerrard foul on Gennaro Gattuso Milan's penalty box. Liverpool chief executive Rick Parry admitted the club Had lost Gerrard, saying, "Now We have moved We have done our best.

Gerrard scored 23 goals in 53 Appearances in 2005-06, and in April Became the first Liverpool player since John Barnes in 1988 to choose the PFA Player of the Year. He scored The goal made him the player just to score a goal in the FA Cup, League Cup, UEFA Cup and Champions League finals. Gerrard scored a penalty as Liverpool eliminated league rival Chelsea in the 2006-07 Champions League semi-finals to returning to Their second final in three seasons, the which They lost 2-1 to Milan. October 2007, Gerrard played for 400 games for Liverpool in a league match against Arsenal, where he scored.

Successful and continue to Stardom (2007 -)
Gerrard made 300 Premier League appearance on 13 April 2008 in a match against Blackburn Rovers, scoring the opening goal, and finished the season with twenty-one goals in all Competitions, the total exceeded the 2006-07 season. On March 22, 2009, Gerrard scored his first hat-trick in the Premier League against Aston Villa, in the 5-0 win On May 13, 2009, Gerrard was named the Player of the 2009 Football Writers 'Association' of the Year , Becoming the first Liverpool player to win the award in nineteen years .. Gerrard soon be playing first pre-season 2010-11 season against Borussia Monchengladbach on August 1, 2010 along with new players Joe Cole. Gerrard scored his first goal 2010-11 season from the penalty spot in the Europa League qualifier against Macedonian side FK Rabotnicki on August 5, 2010.

Gerrard made his first start for Liverpool's squad for the match at Anfield against Rivals Manchester United in October. Gerrard scored in the match only club, from a free kick, the which ended at 1-1. On December 30, Gerrard came off the bench against Newcastle United and scored a good goal.

International Career
Gerrard made his international debut against Ukraine on May 31, 2000. Gerrard made vice-captain of the England team by coach Steve McClaren, and while he filled in for John Terry as captain, England losing back-to-back to Russia and Croatia the which ended Hopes of qualifying for Euro 2008. After the new coach Fabio Capello took over the team in early 2008, Gerrard was given the test as captain, but Capello settled on Terry to Gerrard's role then be replaced as England vice-captain by Rio Ferdinand. Gerrard helped England qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, scoring two goals in a 5-1 England victory over Croatia.

When the team left for England 2010 World Cup, Gerrard is the most experienced players on the squad with 80 caps. During preparations for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, however, the injured Rio Ferdinand, Gerrard That means the which was appointed by Capello as captain for the tournament after tournament Gerrard, part of a group of Classic players dubbed the "Golden Generation". In August 2010, Gerrard scored two goals in a friendly against Hungary and helped England win 2-1. Due to the absence of Continued Ferdinand due to injury, Gerrard captain to maintain the opening qualifying match against Bulgaria Euro 2012 campaign, the which England won 4-0.

Personal Life

Gerrard and his wife, fashion journalist Alex Curran, was married at Cliveden in Buckinghamshire home on June 16, 2007. He has an older brother, Paul (not to be confused with Everton's Paul Gerrard Goalkeeper former), and his cousin Anthony played for Cardiff. Steven and Alex have three daughters, Lilly-Ella (born February 23, 2004), Lexie (May 9, 2006) and Lourdes (born 2 November 2011).

In September 2006, Gerrard published his autobiography, Gerrard:. My autobiography, ghost-written by journalist Henry Winter, who later won the Sports Book of the Year honors in the British Book Awards Autobiography ends with "I play for Jon-Paul." Gerrard's cousin, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, Died in the Hillsborough tragedy of 1989, Gerrard eight. On October 1, 2007, Gerrard was involved in a low-speed accident in Southport the car was driving hit a ten-year Cyclist, who shot into the street and accidentally cut Gerrard.

On 29 December 2008, Gerrard was arrested outside the Lounge Inn in South port on suspicion of assault 20 parts. The case was adjourned until March 20  the assault charge was dropped but Gerrard was asked to attend Liverpool Crown Court to face trial for affray On 3. April, Gerrard pleaded not guilty.

The case to trial at Liverpool Crown Court. Gerrard accused pleaded guilty before trial, but Gerrard insists on his innocence. Gerrard admitted hitting Marcus McGee, but claimed it was in self defense and on the 24th July, Gerrard found not guilty by a jury. In 2011 Gerrard Appeared in the movie Will.

FA Premier League
Runner-Up (2) : 2001–02, 2008–09
FA Cup
Winner (2) : 2000–01, 2005–06
League Cup
Winner (2): 2000–01, 2002–03
Runner-Up (1) : 2004–05
FA Community Shield
Winner (2) : 2001, 2006
Runner-Up (1) : 2002
UEFA Champions League:
Winner (1) : 2004–05
Runner-Up (1) :2006–07
Winner (1) : 2000–01
UEFA Super Cup
Winner (2) : 2001, 2005
FIFA Club World Championship
Runner-Up (1) : 2005

FWA Footballer of the Year : 2009
PFA Players' Player of the Year : 2006
PFA Young Player of the Year : 2001
PFA Fans' Player of the Year : 2001, 2009
PFA Team of the Year : 2001, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009
FA Premier League Player of the Month : March 2001, March 2003, December 2004, April 2006, March 2009
Liverpool top goalscorer : 2004–05, 2005–06, 2008–09
UEFA Club Footballer of the Year : 2005
UEFA Champions League Final Man of the Match : 2005
UEFA Team of the Year : 2005, 2006, 2007
FIFA/FIFPro World XI : 2007, 2008, 2009
FA Cup Final Man of the Match : 2006
Goal of the Season : 2006
England Player of the Year : 2007

Gerrard has been nominated on numerous occasions for the Ballon d'Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year Award.
Ballon d'Or
2001 – 25th
2005 – 3rd
2006 – nominated (top 50)
2007 – 13th
2008 – 10th
2009 – 10th
FIFA World Player of the Year
2001 – 28th
2005 – 7th
2006 – 12th
2007 – 6th
2008 – 6th
2009 – 8th

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) : 2007
Honorary Fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University : 2008
BBC Sports Personality of the Year Award 3rd place : 2005

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