Hodgson: England players will remind Man Utd's Rooney to keep cool
Hodgson echoed Gerrard's sentiments and said: "I'm sure Steve and the other players will be keen to remind him of what we require from him is a good team performance.
"We want him to help us and make us a better team, to help us win the game of football.
"I've been very impressed with the way he has gone about his work in training, talking to some of the younger players, and playing a major part as one of the senior players in the group.
"He knows how important the occasion is, not just for himself but more importantly he knows how important it is for his team-mates."