steven gerrard Biography

Updated On Jul 13, 2018 Published On Aug 26, 2015
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Date of Birth: 1980 , May-30
Birth Nation: United Kingdom
Height: 6 Feet
Name Steven Gerrard
Birth Name Steven George Gerrard
Nick Name
Nationality English
Birth Place/City Whiston, Merseyside
Profession Footballer
Working For Nation Team of England football,Liverpool
Salary 7.28 million
Weight in KG 77kg
Married Yes
Married to Alex Curran
Divorce No
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Steven Gerrard was born as Steven George Gerrard on 30 May 1980 in  Whiston, Merseyside, England. He started out playing for hometown team Whiston Juniors, where he was noticed by Liverpool scouts. He joined the youth academy of Liverpool at the age of 9.

Gerrard made his Liverpool first-team debut on 29 November 1998 in a Premier League match against Blackburn Rovers. He replaced Sami Hyypiä as Liverpool captain in October 2003 and went on winning several titles for the team. 

Gerrard was selected for the PFA Team of the Year and he was also one of the nominees or the PFA Player of the Year, alongside his international teammate, Frank Lampard.

Gerrard has won 114 caps for his national side England scoring 21 goals being the captain of the team from 2010. He announced his retirement from international football on 21 July 2014.

Gerrad 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. His wife Alex is an English model, fashion columnist for the Daily Mirror.

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 honor 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

May 30 , 1980

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.

Married to Alex Curran

June 16 , 2007

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.

First child Lilly-Ella

February 23 , 2004

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

Published autobiography Gerrard: My Autobiography

2006

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.

 

Awarded by Member of the Order of the British Empire

2007

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.

 

International debut Ukraine

May 31 , 2000

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.

 

First professional contract Liverpool

November 5 , 1997

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.

 

Joined to LA Galaxy

January 7 , 2015

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

 

Captain Liverpool

2003

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.