Monday 1 May 2017

Steven Gerrard set to be awarded the freedom of Liverpool

Steven Gerrard
Steven Gerrard

Chris Bascombe

Steven Gerrard, the former Liverpool and England captain, is to receive the freedom of his home city.

Gerrard has been nominated for the civic award by Liverpool’s mayor, Joe Anderson, a recognition of the 36-year-old’s contribution to national and international football as well his charity work on Merseyside.

The mayor’s nomination is expected to be formally agreed on Wednesday, January 18 at a city council meeting, with the freedom ceremony taking place later in the year.

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