Before he embarks on his American expedition, Steven Gerrard sits down with Rio Ferdinand to discuss various topics surrounding his legendary career with the Merseyside club. This passage talks about his loyalty to Liverpool and why he could not make the gut-wrenching decision of leaving
I don’t think you’ll see much more. Players are going to move around more. With the amount of money in the game and the opportunities that come about, players are a lot more easily led. What kept me at Liverpool – when I was close to making the decision whether to stay or go – was my dad, who is a big Liverpool fan, my brother, all my friends. When I won for Liverpool, I shared it with people that are close to me and not many people will understand that.
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