michael owen

About Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard is the best player I’ve ever played with.” – Luis Suarez

He is without doubt the greatest player I have ever played with.” – Fernando Torres

He is the greatest captain the club has ever had.” – Emre Can

This guy is a living legend. Words can’t describe what he has done not just for the club but for the players as well. He helps players settle in, young players. He takes them under his wing. We will never be able to repay him for that. His stature and his demeanor will be very difficult to replace but we have to. It will take time. That guy will always be a legend in my eyes. I am in awe of him now.” – Daniel Sturridge

I think of him as being at the same level as Pirlo. Vision, technique, but he is powerful as well. Stevie can do anything. It’s going to be very difficult to find another player like him in the future.” - Mario Balotelli

He’s a fantastic statesman; he has been unbelievably successful with this football club with what he’s done, the amount of games he has pulled out the mire, and the general way he conducts himself.” – Kenny Dalglish

I’d have to say Steven Gerrard has been the biggest influence in my career so far. I watched him when I was younger and then to go and play and train with him every day is massive for me, and still is now.” – Jordan Henderson

He’s the best player I have worked with in terms of football mentality.” – Brendan Rodgers

The biggest compliment I can give him is he is second only to Zinedine Zidane in terms of his world-class status.” – Michael Owen

Steven has always led by example, Thanks to him the other good players that we had were always better.” – Rafa Benitez

To be a Liverpool player, you obviously need to have ability. But to stay there for the number of years – or your entire career like Stevie – you have to be made of the toughest stuff mentally.” – Jamie Carragher

Gerrard is a spectacular player and he provides charisma for the team with his play, and is so important for the supporters.” –Xabi Alonso

He has been one of the best players in the history of football, not just in terms of Liverpool.” – Luis Garcia

For me, Stevie is the greatest Liverpool have ever had.” – Robbie Fowler

You have different levels of players. There’s are Premier League, international and world-class levels. The world-class level is players at the peak of their career and there’s only maybe 50 maximum in the whole world. Stevie moved from a Premier League player to an international player and then world class.” – Gerard Houllier

Stevie is a winner and when you have a player like him you have to enjoy it and allow him to take responsibility.” – Javier Mascherano