The famous English midfielder Steven Gerrard officially put an end to the career of a professional footballer.
Gerrard will go down in soccer history as the great captain of Liverpool, a symbol of devotion to the mother club. One of the best players in the history of England gave the Merseysiders 28 years of his life – from 1987 to 2015. Last two years of his rich career, the midfielder has been with the U.S. “Los Angeles galaxy”.
“I was lucky to experience so many incredible emotions. When I made my debut for Liverpool in 1998, I could not imagine what will happen in the next 18 years.
I am proud to have spent over 700 matches for Liverpool, was his captain and played his part in winning important trophies for “Enfield”, especially that famous night in Istanbul.
I was lucky to have such a career, but this would not have happened without the support of a huge number of people”, – quotes the words of Gerrard “Liverpool Echo”.
With Liverpool, the iconic English midfielder in the 2004-2005 season won the Champions League final match against AC Milan is considered one of the best in the history of football. What a goal by Gerrard early in the second half marked the beginning of a comeback of the British, conceding after the first half with the score 0:3. Also Gerrard is a Cup winner and UEFA super Cup, five-time winner of the Cup tournaments in England.Only Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard has played 710 games and scored 186 goals. In the England from 2000 to 2014 held 114 matches and scored 21 goal scored.