Steven Gerrard Facts
- Steven George Gerrard MBE is an English footballer.
- He was born on May 30, 1980.
- He is a Catholic.
- Fashion journalist Alex Curran is his wife.
- The couple had three daughters.
- He plays for and captains English Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team.
- He has played much of his career in a centre midfield role, but he has also been used as a second striker, holding midfielder and right winger.
- He made his international debut in 2000
- Since his debut, he represented England at the 2000 and 2004 European Championships, as well as the 2006 World Cup - where he was the team's top goalscorer with two goals - and the 2010 World Cup, where he first captained his country.
- In 2005, Gerrard was honoured as the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year and won the Ballon d'Or Bronze Award.
- He was named as the permanent England captain shortly before the 2012 European Championship, where he was named in the UEFA Team of the Tournament.
- He is the only footballer ever to have scored a goal in an FA Cup Final, a League Cup Final, a UEFA Cup Final and a Champions League Final.
- In 2007, he was involved in a low-speed collision in Southport when the car he was driving hit a ten-year-old cyclist.
- In 2008, he was arrested in assault probe.
- He made a goal in the penalties against Italy in the quarter-finals stage of 2012 UEFA European Football Championship match.
- On his 400th Premier League appearance for Liverpool, hr scored a hat-trick to give Liverpool a 3-0 victory over rivals Everton in the Merseyside Derby on 13 March 2012.
- On 18 August 2012, Gerrard played his 250th match as Liverpool captain.