The squad of England National Football team is annoucned & the association has also revealed the name of England captain. With the world cup getting under way in early June, reports of the injury caused a significant blow for the national team, with Walcott among the favorites to make Roy Hodgson’s squad. Once again, Joe Kart is named as the leading goalkeeper of the team. Recently, his English club Manchester City lifted the title of Barclays Premier league. The name of England national football team captain is given below.
England Football Team Captain 2014 World Cup
Steven Gerrard is announced as the captain of the nation team one more time. The Liverpool midfielder is serving as captain of the national team Since 2012. In the 2013–14 season, Liverpool jumped up 5 places & finished their season at second place below Manchester City & qualified for UEFA Champions league 2014–15 season.
The 33 year old midfielder has spent his whole football career with his current club. He played first game for this club in 1998. So far he has played 472 games for the red & scored 11 goals. For England, Gerrard scored 21 goals in 109 matches. During announcement as a captain he said:
I love responsibilities as a player so to be captain of club & country is a dream come true and something I’ve always strived for. The first plan was to become Liverpool captain and show everyone I am capable of doing that job, being a successful captain and a captain that players respect and that the fans can relate to.
See also: Spain Football Team Captain
Career Achievements of Steven Gerrard
|FA Cup||2000-01, 2005-06|
|League Cup||2000-01, 2002-03, 2011-12|
|FA Community Shield||2001, 2006|
|UEFA Champions league||2000-01|
|UEFA Super Cup||2001–2005|
|Ballon D’or Bronze award||2005|
|ECHO Sports personality||2014|
|UEFA club footballer of the year||2005|
|FWA football of the year||2009|
|PFA player’s player of the year||2006|
|PFA young player of the year||2001|
|UEFA team of the year||2005, 2006, 2007|
|Goal of the season||2006|
|FA Cup final man of the match||2006|
|Premier league player of the moth award||6 times|
|Member of the order of British Empire||2007|
|Champions league final man of the match||2005|
See also: France Football Team Captain
Although Gerrard has won lots of trophies for club & individually, but the player didn’t won big national tournament. Under his captaincy, Liverpool won UEFA Champions league one time defeating AC Milan in the final when they were losing by 3–0. He was awarded as man of match in that game. Will he lift the trophy of 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil?