A TESTIMONIAL FOR THE LEGEND
Steven Gerrard, the name that has inspired countless fans in the world of football will be leaving Liverpool FC and head to USA to play for the MLS Giants Los Angeles Galaxy in a few weeks time. Undoubtedly, Liverpool FC fans throughout the world will certainly miss seeing the legend wear that glorious Liverpool shirt on the field.
For all those glorious years that Gerrard has given towards the service of Liverpool FC, the club declared a few weeks ago that there would be a special testimonial match, which will be played between a team selected and captained by Gerrard and another one led by former Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher. Scheduled to be held this Sunday, the game is set to feature some of the biggest names in world football including former Liverpool strikers Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres. The proceeds from the event will be donated to charity.
Both sides will be featuring some big names from the world of football, including those who never played for Liverpool FC.
Team Gerrard will only feature Brad Jones from the current Liverpool squad, while the team will also include the likes of Xabi Alonso, Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres, who will return to Anfield since their departure from Liverpool FC. Chelsea’s John Terry and retired legend Thierry Henry will also be playing for Gerrard XI.
Meanwhile, Team Carragher will feature the likes of Pepe Reina, Didier Drogba and Dirk Kuyt. The team will be managed by former Liverpool player and Manager Roy Evans.
Here is the complete lineup of both the teams.
John Arne Riise
Bench: Scott Dann, Ashley Williams, Charlie Adam, Jay Spearing, Anthony Gerrard
Bench: Peter Gulacsi, Gael Clichy, Stewart Downing, Harry Kewell
Manager: Roy Evans
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