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ICC: Liverpool F.C. Team Preview

By on July 22, 2014 at 10:24 am

liverpoolLiverpool F.C. is one of the most successful clubs in England and has won more European titles than any other team. The club is a part of the Premier League and has secured five European Cups, three UEFA Cups and three UEFA Super Cups including 18 League titles, seven FA Cups and a eight League Cups. The club has two strong and historic rivals, Everton and Manchester United.

Liverpool’s roster is made up of many of the best players currently in the world.

Captain and midfielder Steven Gerrard is known to be one of the greatest English midfielders in history. He played most of his career as a center midfielder but has also been known to play as a second striker, holding midfielder, right back and right winger. Gerrard has collected almost every club medal and was also awarded the MBE by the Queen. Other honors include two FA Cups, three League Cups, two Community Shields, one Champions League one UEFA Cup and two Super Cups.

Gerrard made his international debut in 2000 and has since played for England in the 2000 and 2004 European Championships. He has played in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 World Cup for the England national team and is the sixth player to win 100 caps for England in 2012 and currently on the nation’s all-time appearance list. Gerrard has recently announced he will be retiring from international play.

Striker Daniel Sturridge joined Liverpool in 2013 after leaving Chelsea. He has since made 15 appearances and scored four goals. He was selected for the 2012 Olympic team and the 2014 FIFA World  Cup. Sturridge has been named as one of the six players on the shortlist for the PFA Player of the Year award alongside teammate Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez in the PFA Team of the Year. His 21 goals put him runner-up in the Premier League Golden Boot.

Liverpool F.C. will begin the International Champions Cup on July 27 with a match against Olympiacos. The match will take place at Soldier Field in Chicago, IL at 5 p.m.

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