Official: Steven Gerrard retires from professional football

Steven Gerrard has officially announced his retirement from professional football, after recently leaving MLS outfit, Los Angeles Galaxy.

The Liverpool legend spent 18 months in America, after leaving Anfield in the summer of 2015. Speculation of a possible retirement resurfaced after news of his exit from LA Galaxy first emerged. But Gerrard has officially confirmed it now.

Gerrard said in a statement: “Following recent media speculation surrounding my future I can confirm my retirement from playing professional football.

“I have had an incredible career and am thankful for each and every moment of my time at Liverpool, England and LA Galaxy.

“As a teenager I fulfilled my childhood dream by pulling on the famous red shirt of Liverpool, and when I made my debut against Blackburn Rovers in November 1998 I could never have imagined what would then follow over the next 18 years.”

Here’s a compilation of his top 10 goals for the club he grew up and still loves, Liverpool



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