Liverpool ace Gerrard not focused on England records

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard says an England caps record isn't something he's focused on.

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard says an England caps record isn't something he's focused on.

Gerrard is only six caps shy of Beckham's record of 115, which he would equal by featuring in all of the Three Lions' pre-tournament friendlies and group-stage matches.

"It is a target but it's not a very important one," Gerrard said. "It's not one I've thought about a lot but I have thought about it.

"To get close to David Beckham, to match him, or to go ahead of him would be an unbelievable achievement.

"He's a hero of mine, I was lucky enough to play with him. He's a top role model and a top player as well.

"I have thought about it and it would be very nice from a personal point of view. But you guys know me well enough now to know what my targets are and that's to get out of this group.

"It's a tough group, every game is going to be tough but I believe and I'm confident that we're capable of getting out of it."

 
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