Steven Gerrard admits he isn't 'at peace' with football despite Liverpool success

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Former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has admitted he will never be 'at peace' with football because of the setbacks he suffered in his career.

Gerrard enjoyed an illustrious career at Anfield, winning two FA Cups, three League Cups and the Champions League, before heading to MLS to join LA Galaxy last year.

However he dealt with plenty of adversity during his time on Merseyside and with England, and Gerrard concedes that he wanted to do more with his career despite his enviable success.

"You look back at the highs and the lows," he told the Telegraph. "I always recognise that I achieved some incredible things. But I also reflect on some of the lows and wish that they were different, that I had achieved a little more.

"I don't think I'll ever be at peace. When it comes to football, I'm quite hungry, quite selfish. I want more than perhaps I can have. Maybe I'm a bit like a kid, a bit immature, when it comes down to that. I wish I was sitting here with an extra 10 medals."

Gerrard was of course alluding to his now infamous slip against Chelsea during the 2013/14 season, which ultimately led to Liverpool missing out on the Premier League title to Manchester City.

He now faces a new challenge in LA where the new MLS season has just started, and the 35-year-old admits there are plenty of differences to his life in Liverpool.

“The best part has been the ability to go incognito. Not many people know who I am out here. Soccer is No 5, No 6 in the order of important sports in this country. There are many bigger stars out here than us Premier League footballers.

"Here, I can leave the house, go for a coffee, go for a meal, go to the cinema and be left alone to enjoy a certain level of privacy. It has been refreshing.”

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