Steven Gerrard

August 30th, 2012

Born: May 30, 1980 (32) Hometown: Liverpool, England 

Height: 6’1”  Position: Attacking Midfielder  Number: 8

Liverpool’s captain and a lifelong member of the club, Merseyside native Steven Gerrard has been part of LFC’s senior squad since 1998. He has more than 500 appearances for the team across all competitions. 

Widely considered one of the greatest English midfielders of all-time, he is currently captain of the England National Team, having scored 19 goals at the international level in 96 appearances for the Three Lions. 

Has been in the Liverpool system since age nine, but nearly lost his professional chances when he accidentally kicked a garden fork playing a pickup game. Was in the hospital for a week because of the injury, and narrowly avoided amputation of his big toe. 

Honors: Two FA Cups, three League Cups, two Community Shields, one UEFA Champions League title, one UEFA Cup and two UEFA Super Cups. 

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