Steven Gerrard's iconic Liverpool and England career in photos

Steven Gerrards iconic Liverpool and England career in photos

Steven Gerrard kisses the trophy after Liverpool completed an incredible comeback to beat AC Milan on penalties to win the  2005 Champions League final  in Istanbul. AP

In this Saturday, Sept. 1, 2001 file photo, England's Steven Gerrard, center, celebrates scoring a goal as England beat Germany 5-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Munich, Germany. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Christof Stache, File)

Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring against Germany in 2001, his first ever goal for England. AP

In this Wednesday May 25, 2005 file photo, Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard holds the trophy after Liverpool's victory in the Champions League Final between AC Milan and Liverpool at the Ataturk Olympic Stadium in Istanbul, Turkey. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic, File)

Gerrard was over the moon after his side's historic victory in the 2005 UEFA Champions League final. AP

In this Saturday, May 13, 2006 file photo, Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scores his sides 3rd goal against West Ham United during the FA Cup Final soccer match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Gerrard's stunning long range strike gifted Liverpool another comeback win in a final, this time against West Ham United in the 2006 FA Cup. AP

In this Saturday, May 13, 2006 file photo, Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, left, and manager Rafael Benitez celebrate with the trophy after Liverpool's victory against West Ham United in the FA Cup Final soccer match at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)

Gerrard enjoyed great success under Rafa Benitez' managerial reign. The 2006 FA Cup was one of many achievements they shared. AP

In this Thursday, June 15, 2006 file photo, England's Steven Gerrard, right, shoots to score his side's second goal against Trinidad and Tobago during their World Cup Group B soccer match in Nuremberg, Germany. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, File)

Gerrard was on target during England's commanding win against Trinidad & Tobago in the 2006 Fifa World Cup. AP

In this Sunday Oct. 4, 2009 file photo, Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, left, and Chelsea's Michael Essien challenge for the ball during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge stadium, London. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Tom Hevezi, File)

Gerrard was a hard-tackling midfielder, and here he can be seen jostling for the ball with fellow midfield dynamo Michael Essien. AP

In this Sunday March 10, 2013 file photo, Liverpool's Steven Gerrard scores the third and winning goal of the game for his side from the penalty spot during their English Premier League soccer match against Tottenham Hotspur at Anfield, Liverpool. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes, File)

Gerrard was a gifted penality taker, and he scored from the spot yet again to grant Liverpool a win over Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League in 2013. AP

In this Liverpool's Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014 file photo, Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring against Leicester during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Liverpool at King Power Stadium, in Leicester, England. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira, File)

Steven Gerrard celebrates his goal in a comeback victory against Leicester during the 2014 edition of the Premier League. AP

In this Saturday, May 16, 2015 file photo, Liverpool's Steven Gerrard leaves the field after his last appearance for Liverpool against Crystal Palace. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

Steven Gerrard was emotional at the end of the match against Crystal Palace in 2015, his final appearance for Liverpool. AP

In this Friday, July 17, 2015 file photo, Los Angeles Galaxy's Steven Gerrard celebrates his first goal for the team, during the first half of an MLS soccer match against the San Jose Earthquakes in Carson, Calif. Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, announced his retirement from professional soccer on Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016 and said he is considering a "number of options" about his next career move. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)

Gerrard celebrates his first goal for his new club, Los Angeles Galaxy. The MLS side offered him a new lease of life beyond the Premier League. AP

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Updated Date: Nov 25, 2016 10:43:37 IST

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