Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard will join a
Major League Soccer team in the United
States when he leaves Anfield at the end of the
season, the former England captain told the
English club’s TV channel on Saturday.
Gerrard announced on Friday that he was
leaving the Premier League club he has played
for throughout his career and moving to a
The 34-year-old has made 695 appearance
and scored 180 goals for Liverpool after
joining the club as an eight-year-old
His former England teammate Frank Lampard
left Chelsea last year to join New York City FC
but he was loaned back to their Premier
League rivals Manchester City and this week
confirmed he would stay at the Etihad
Stadium until the end of the season.
Gerrard’s greatest moment in a Liverpool shirt
was when he helped to inspire their dramatic
comeback win over AC Milan in the
Champions League final in 2005.
However, he suffered disappointment last May
when Liverpool missed out on the Premier
League title. They faltered late in the
campaign when they appeared poised to
become English champions for the first time
Gerrard played 114 times for England before
retiring after captaining the team at last
year’s World Cup in Brazil where they were
knocked out at the group stage.