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Happy birthday, Stevie G is 40 today

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Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is 40 today, join us in paying tribute to the midfielder on his happy birthday.

Today Steven Gerrard celebrates his 40th birthday, we pay tribute to the retired England and Liverpool midfielder.

Gerrard is often remembered as the player that never lifted the Premier League trophy, and even for that fateful slip against Chelsea.

But set those minor imperfections to one side and you have one of the best midfielders ever, who still managed to lift some huge trophies.

Say what you want, no matter who your team is, there is no denying that he was a fantastic player.

In his prime, there was no team that would have turned down the chance to have him on their side.

Gerrard was even a target at one time for his most bitter enemy Manchester United, as Sir Alex Ferguson even tried to sign him.

Gerrard is still held in such high regard at Liverpool, the club he left five years ago, they even stopped practice to sing him a happy birthday.

Happy birthday to the Liverpool hero and legend Steven Gerrard from everyone at ronaldo.com. Check out the tribute courtesy of Liverpool FC.