Gerrard by Steven Gerrard
My Autobiography

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Steven Gerrard is a hero to millions, not only as the inspirational captain of Liverpool FC, but as a key member of the England team. Here, for the first time, he tells the story of his lifelong obsession with football, in an honest and revealing book which captures the extraordinary camaraderie, the soul-destroying tensions and the high-octane thrills of the modern game as never before.

Born in the Liverpool suburb of Huyton in 1980, Steven first joined Liverpool as a YTS trainee and played his first game for the first team aged just 18. His career has gone from strength to strength ever since and he is now the team's captain and its lynchpin. Liverpool's incredible comeback in the Champions' League final in Istanbul in May 2005, recovering from a 3-goal deficit against AC Milan to win on penalties, is testament to the amazing power Gerrard has over his team. His presence on the pitch is a force to be reckoned with and places him amongst the very first rank of players in the world.

A relatively private figure, Steven has rarely spoken out in public. Now, his legions of fans will be allowed an intimate glimpse of what makes their hero tick. He speaks for the first time about the torturous will-he-won't-he Chelsea rumours and his undying passion for Liverpool. We experience first-hand the highs of winning in Istanbul and elsewhere, as well as the occasional lows of being parted from his much-loved family and friends. And of course, the book contains a full blow-by-blow account of England's world cup campaign in Germany 2006.

Steven Gerrard's book is the definitive football autobiography. Like its subject, it's honest, passionate and exhilarating. If Steven Gerrard isn't your hero yet, by the time you've read this he will be...


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Born in 1980, Steven Gerrard made his Liverpool début in November 1998 as a second-half substitute against Blackburn. As well as collecting winner's medals in the League Cup (twice), FA Cup (twice), UEFA Cup, Champions League and the European Super Cup, Gerrard picked up the PFA Young Player of the Year award in 2001 and PFA Player of the Year for 2006.
Published September 30, 2012 by Transworld Digital. 512 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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Edie's dad - shy, lovely Vic - parks his car by a local bridge and throws himself into its swirling current.

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Each day, while Adrian lies in bed, agonising over his failure to be famous and successful, Irene gets the girls up, gets them ready for school, ferries them there, drops the youngest at the childminder, goes to work herself, gets the shopping in her lunch hour, collects the children from the chi...

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Later - when Gaby is old enough to have a grown son of her own, Ethan - it emerges that Nancy walked out of her life years ago, with never a goodbye or an explanation.

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Growing up, Gaby and Nancy have shared everything as best friends and when Nancy falls in love in her late teens with Gaby's brother, Stefan, it seems as if their lives will be linked forever.

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