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Biography of Steven Gerrard - Liverpool captain


Biography of Steven Gerrard - Liverpool captain
Steven George Gerrard was born in Whiston, England, May 30, 1980, Gerrard started out playing for local team Whiston Juniors. He got perrhatian of Liverpool scouts and joined the Reds when he was 9 years old. He only played a few games, because of slow progress made hana he played in 20 games between the ages of 14 and 16. At age 14, Gerrard had the opportunity to compete with several clubs, including Manchester United.

In his autobiography, he says "to pressure Liverpool into giving me a contract." during which time he had had an accident caused by a rusty garden fork which can cause him to lose his toe. Gerrard signed his first professional contract with Liverpool on 5 November 1997.

Gerrard made his debut with Liverpool first team on 29 November 1998 in the second half substitute for Vegard Heggem when dealing with Blackburn Rovers, his first appearance as a starter and place in the UEFA Cup against Celta Vigo. In lieu of the injured Jamie Redknapp, Gerrard played in 13 games for Liverpool that season.

In the 1999-2000 season saw manager Gérard Houllier start with Gerrard partnering Jamie Redknapp in central midfield. After becoming a starter in six games early, Gerrard was relegated to the bench for the local derby against Everton. Gerrard replaced Robbie Fowler on 66 minutes but later released after receiving the first red card of his career for a foul on Everton's Kevin Campbell in the 90th minute. Later that season, Gerrard scored his first goal for the senior team a 4-1 victory over Sheffield Wednesday.

Spine often have problems. At that time, many journalists reported the rumor, so the fans could have guessed that they would never see Gerrard complete the competition. However, manager Gerard Houllier took the practical approach and sought specialist help.

After consultation with the sports consultant (health) Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfarth, it was diagnosed that Gerrard telalu caused by rapid growth in his spine. After treatment he and Liverpool F.C. ensure that this problem would not recur. But then Gerrard suffered from groin problems, and needed four operations to solve this problem. Then he went to a French specialist to fix the problem with the injury, which caused the growth is too rapid and too often when playing small ball.

In the season "treble" of 2001, Gerrard rose to an influential player in the team Liverpool where he became more mature and with his injury problems and diminishing returns. He played an important part Liverpool played in the 2001-2002 season in which the final klansemen, Liverpool was ranked second with the highest achievement in the last decade. During that season, Houllier suffered serious health problems that required him to undergo heart surgery. At the time Liverpool have to re-hoisted the British pesepakbolaan, but after Houllier illness, Liverpool decline. Form a team back up after Gerrard and Michael Owen was the star that became the inspiration for the victory.

He is also highly respected by fans, fan club based in Anfield stadium, team-mates at the club and the England and British society as a whole. In 2006 he was selected as the best player in the UK by the Association of British professional footballer (PFA). In the English national football team he debuted in 2000 and to date has featured as many as 67 times and scored 13 goals. Gerrard is familiarly called by the call Stevie G. Steven Gerrard have two daughters named Lily Ella and Lexie. He also had married a woman named Alex Curran in the summer of 2007.

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