England manager Roy Hodgson, 66, has given the players permission to take WAGs to the tournament.
But Gerrard branded players’ wives and girlfriends “a distraction”.
He said: “I thought it was bit of a distraction in 2006.
“So in 2010, when I set off for the World Cup, I preferred for my family to be away from me and I could focus on trying to get my form right. I will doing the same again in Brazil.”
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