Steven George Gerrard MBE (born 30 May 1980) is an English professional football manager and former player who manages Scottish Premiership club Rangers.
He spent the majority of his playing career as a central midfielder for Liverpool, with most of that time spent as club captain, as well as captaining the England national team. Widely regarded as one of the greatest midfielders of all time,
Gerrard was awarded the UEFA Club Footballer of the Year award in 2005, and the Ballon d'Or Bronze Award. In 2009, Zinedine Zidane and Pelé said that they considered Gerrard to be the best footballer in the world.
Rangers at the first attempt. The Swedish title winners claimed a 2-1 win at home thanks to goals from Antonio Colak and Anders Christiansen - but only after allowing Roope Riski to fire the Finns ahead on Wednesday night.
It means the tie is still delicately poised ahead of next week’s return in Helsinki as both sides target a place in the third qualifying round, where the winner will host Steven Gerrard ’s Premiership Invincibles on August 3 before travelling to Glasgow a week later.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk