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Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard

Born:

Steven Gerrard is an English professional Football club Manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers born on May 30, 1980, In England.

Family Background:

He is born to Paul Gerrard and Julie Ann Gerrard. He has one younger brother Paul Gerrard.

Personal Life:

On June 16, 2007, He married Alex Curran, his childhood sweetheart, In Catholic Ceremony. They have four children, three daughters, and one son.

Education:

He had attended the Cardinal Heenan Catholic High School. In 1997, He had signed his first contract with Liverpool.

Career:

At the age of 17, Steven Gerrard signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on November 5, 1997. One year later, On November 29, 1998, He made his professional debut as a last-minute substitute for Vegard Heggem in a match against Blackburn Rovers, During the Premier League. During 1999-2000 season, He had scored his first goal in a match against Sheffield Wednesday, Which his team won by a 4-1 margin. After a rough season during 2003-04, He thought to move to Chelsea, But eventually declined a £20 million offer and stayed with Liverpool. In the next season, He led the team to the 2006 FA Cup Final against West Ham United and scored two goals to win the match. That year, He became the first Liverpool player to be voted the PFA Player of the Year after John Barnes in 1988.

Steven Gerrard had started his international career on May 31, 2000, In a match against Ukraine. Later that year, He had included in the Euro 2000 team. But, He played in one match only, That too as a substitute against Germany. During the 2011-12 season, He had declined an opportunity to join Bayern Munich declaring that he would like to see Liverpool win couple more trophies. In January 2015, He signed an 18-month Designated Player contract with LA Galaxy from the Major League Soccer division in the US. In late 2015, He declared that he had considering retirement in 2016 and eventually retired from professional football on November 24, after his contract with the club ended.

Steven Gerrard

Unknown Facts:

  • Steven George Gerrard is his full name.
  • He Appeared in a sports drama film Will.

Master Stroke:

  • At the age of 14, Steven had rejected by the FA National School at Lilleshall. Lilleshall had been a long-held dream and Stevie had absolutely devastated when the school rejected him due to his frailty.

Awards and Achievements:

  • In 2005, He received the Ballon d’Or Bronze Award.
  • In 2007, He became the member of the Order of the British Empire.

What can we learn from Him??

Like Steven Gerrard, Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.

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