Former midfielder “Liverpool” and the national team of England football Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from football, reports the Associated Press.
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Previously, he announced his departure from the club North American Major League soccer “Los Angeles galaxy” after the expiration of the contract.
To make a statement Gerrard, in his words, decided “in the light of recent media speculation on his future.”
“I had an incredible career and I am grateful for every moment spent in Liverpool, England and “galaxy” – said the footballer.
Steven Gerrard played for Liverpool since 1998. Since 2003 before leaving the club in 2015 was captain of the team.
He was offered to play for real Madrid, the London “Chelsea” and “Manchester United”, but the player responded that he will leave Liverpool only if asked to do so by the club.
In 2015, the Gerrard left Liverpool, becoming the player of the starting lineup in the galaxy.