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Age:   36 Years
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Steven Gerrard (May 30, 1980) is an English professional footballer. He currently plays for American club LA Galaxy. He spent his majority of his career in Liverpool football club and lead most of that time as a captain. He was born in Whiston, Merseyside, UK to parents Paul Gerrard and Julie Ann Gerrard. Gerrard started out playing for hometown team Whiston Juniors and later joined the Liverpool Academy at the age of nine. He signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 5 November 1997.Gerrard made his international debut for the England national football team in 2000, and represented his country at the 2000, 2004 and 2012 UEFA European Football Championships, as well as the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups.

He and his wife, Alex Curran, married in a Catholic ceremony in Wymondham on 16 June 2007. He had affair with his girlfriend Alex Curran from a very long time and eventually got married. There is no rumor about their divorce. Steven and Alex have three daughters, Lilly-Ella (born 23 February 2004), Lexie (born 9 May 2006) and Lourdes (born 2 November 2011). In September 2006, Gerrard published his autobiography, Gerrard: My Autobiography, ghost-written by journalist Henry Winter, which won the Sports Book of the Year honour at the British Book Awards.

On 1 October 2007, Gerrard was involved in a low-speed collision in Southport when the car he was driving hit a ten-year-old cyclist, who had shot into the street and inadvertently crossed Gerrard's path. Councilors of Knowsley voted to make Gerrard a Freeman of the Borough on 13 December 2007, and two weeks later, he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in her New Year Honours List, for services to sport. He received an honorary fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University on 26 July 2008 as recognition for his contribution to sport. Gerrard net worth is 60 million and his salary according to his new deal is likely to keep his earnings at their previous level of £140,000 a week.

 

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Born on Whiston, Merseyside, UK

1980 30th of December

Steven Gerrard was born on May 30, 1980. He currently plays for American club LA Galaxy. He spent his majority of his career in Liverpool football club and lead most of that time as a captain. He was born in Whiston, Merseyside, UK to parents Paul Gerrard and Julie Ann Gerrard. He has older brother Paul.

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First professional contract Liverpool

1997 5th of December

Gerrard signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 5 November 1997. He made his Liverpool first-team debut on 29 November 1998 in a Premier League match against Blackburn Rovers as a last-minute substitute for Vegard Heggem. He made thirteen appearances in his debut season, filling in for injured captain Jamie Redknapp in centre-midfield. He also occasionally played on the right wing.

 

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International debut Ukraine

2000 31th of December

Gerrard made his international debut on 31 May 2000 against Ukraine. That summer, he was called up for Euro 2000, making only one appearance as a substitute in a 1–0 win over Germany. Gerrard scored his first international goal in the famous 5–1 victory over Germany in a 2002 World Cup qualifier in September 2001, and while England qualified.

 

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Captain Liverpool

2003 of December

After a year as Liverpool vice-captain, Gerrard replaced Sami Hyypiä as Liverpool captain in October 2003, as manager Gérard Houllier said that he recognized Gerrard had demonstrated leadership qualities early on, but needed to mature. He chose to extend his contract at the club, signing a new four-year deal.

 

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First child Lilly-Ella

2004 23rd of December

Steven and Alex have three daughters, Lilly-Ella (born 23 February 2004), Lexie (born 9 May 2006) and Lourdes (born 2 November 2011). He and his wife, Alex Curran, married in a Catholic ceremony in Wymondham three years later after their first child on 16 June 2007

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Published autobiography Gerrard: My Autobiography

2006 of December

In September 2006, Gerrard published his autobiography, Gerrard: My Autobiography, ghost-written by journalist Henry Winter, which went on to win the Sports Book of the Year honour at the British Book Awards. This book helps to add his fame over glory.

 

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Married to Alex Curran

2007 16th of December

He and his wife, Alex Curran, married in a Catholic ceremony in Wymondham on 16 June 2007. He had affair with his girlfriend Alex Curran from a very long time and eventually got married. There is no rumor about their divorce.

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Awarded by Member of the Order of the British Empire

2007 of December

Councilors of Knowsley voted to make Gerrard a Freeman of the Borough on 13 December 2007, and two weeks later, he was made a Member of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II in her New Year Honours List, for services to sport.

 

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Joined to LA Galaxy

2015 7th of December

On 7 January 2015, the LA Galaxy of Major League Soccer announced the signing of Gerrard to an 18-month Designated Player contract, reportedly worth $9 million. After the end of the 2014–15 Premier League season, Gerrard joined the team in July. On 11 July, He made his debut for the club in a mid-season friendly match against Club América, playing the first 45 minutes of the match in which Galaxy won 2–1

 

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