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Steven Gerrard to star in movie about his life.

Steven Gerrard to star in movie about his life

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Great news, Liverpool fans: Steven Gerrard is set to feature in a movie about his life and career.

This is according to The Sun, who understand that Gerrard’s life story will be made into a film by the award-winning director Asif Kapadia, the man responsible for critically-claimed documentaries about Amy Winehouse and Ayrton Senna.

The movie will look at Gerrard’s entire 17-year career at Anfield, from his debut in 1998 to his final match for his beloved local club in 2015, via that incredible Champions League triumph in Istanbul in 2005.

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“Stevie was really impressed with Asif’s work after seeing Amy,” a source revealed. “Stevie’s story is not just one for the Liverpool fans but sports fans the world over.”

Kapadia, who is currently directing a film about the great Diego Maradona, reportedly held talks with Gerrard about the movie in California.

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Big names set to appear

And the film is set to feature some pretty big names, including his ex-England teammates David Beckham and Wayne Rooney.

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His former England boss Sven-Goran Eriksson is also expected to appear, as is Kenny Dalglish.

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It’s safe to assume that many of Gerrard’s former Liverpool teammates - including the likes of Jamie Carragher, Xabi Alonso, Luis Suarez and Fernando Torres - will also appear to speak out what set Gerrard apart from the rest.

Arguably Liverpool’s greatest ever player - and certainly one of the best - Gerrard won two FA Cups, three League Cups, the UEFA Cup, the UEFA Super Cup and, of course, the Champions League with the Merseyside outfit.

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UEFA Champions League
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Liverpool
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Wayne Rooney
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