After 114 caps for England, Steven Gerrard will no longer wear the Three Lions proudly on his chest.
On Monday Gerrard, 34, announced his retirement from international soccer, as England’s captain will step out of the limelight and concentrate on skippering Liverpool Football Club.
Giving his full attention to his club side Liverpool was one of the main reasons behind Gerard’s decision to step down, as the marauding midfielder brought his 14-year international career to a close.
Gerrard ranks third all-time in caps for England, behind only Peter Shilton and David Beckham, and is a true legend of the English national team. He scored 21 times and represented the Three Lions at six major tournaments, including the 2006, 2010 and 2014 World Cups. He captained the team at the 2014 World Cup this summer in Brazil and at the European Championships in 2012.
Speaking to the English FA’s website here’s…
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