Steven Gerrard retires: The illustrious career of the celebrated footballer comes to an end

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Steven Gerrard announced his retirement from International football on Instagram so that he can concentrate on the Champions League with Liverpool. The England Captain represented England for 14 years and he played 114 matches where he scored 21 goals since his debut in 2000.

England was ousted from the FIFA World Cup 2014 in Brazil in the group stages and after that he has decided to call I a day from International football.

Steven Gerrard has the third highest number of matches under his belt after David Beckham and peter Shilton. Gerrard ended his international journey in football on a positive note saying that he enjoyed every moment while he represented England though it is sad to think that he will never again don the England jersey.

Steven Gerrard will continue his journey as a footballer with Liverpool. He thanked the supporters for their undying love over his 14 year long international career especially recently when the fans were behind the team despite disappointing performance of the team.
England may have lost a great player but the football universe still has a lot of matches before Steven Gerrard calls it a day.