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England Football Team Captain 2014 World Cup

England Football Team Captain 2014 FIFA World Cup

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

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 Cup2000-01, 2005-06
League Cup2000-01, 2002-03, 2011-12
FA Community Shield2001, 2006
UEFA Champions league2000-01
UEFA Super Cup2001–2005
Ballon D’or Bronze award2005
ECHO Sports personality2014
UEFA club footballer of the year2005
FWA football of the year2009
PFA player’s player of the year2006
PFA young player of the year2001
UEFA team of the year2005, 2006, 2007
Goal of the season2006
FA Cup final man of the match2006
Premier league player of the moth award6 times
Member of the order of British Empire2007
Champions league final man of the match2005

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?

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