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.
Steven Gerrard 's team prepare to welcome Real Madrid to Ibrox. It comes just a day after their clash with Brighton but it's likely the Scottish champions will be saving their top players for the visit of Zinedine Zidane's men.
It will give the Ibrox side a taste of what it's like to stand toe to toe with Europe's elite and that's something they'll have to get familiar with if they are to realise their Champions League ambitions in the months and years ahead.
They've have a qualifying clash with either PSV or Galatasaray just ten days later so it's the ideal warmup against one of the biggest teams on the planet.
Pre-season has been mixed for Rangers so far but a draw with Arsenal showed they are getting into shape for the season ahead. Get.Read more on dailyrecord.co.uk