Steven George Gerrard; MBE – born 30 May 1980. He is a retired English professional footballer, spending the majority of his career playing for Liverpool in the Premier League. Gerrard captained England for the first time in their 2-1 loss to Russia in a 2008 Euro qualifier match.
Gerrard spent 17 seasons at Anfield, making his Liverpool debut in 1998, cementing his place in the first team in 2000, and succeeding Sami Hyypiä as team captain in 2003.
His honours include two FA Cups, three League Cups, one UEFA Champions League, one UEFA Cup, and one UEFA Super Cup. Gerrard scored Liverpool’s first goal and won the penalty kick for the third as Liverpool came from 3–0 down to defeat Milan in the 2005 Champions League Final. He joined Major League Soccer club LA Galaxy in July 2015, spending one-and-a-half seasons there before retiring on 24 November 2016.