Liverpool striker Sturridge: Gerrard is a legend

Liverpool striker Danny Sturridge has hailed the influence of Steven Gerrard for club and country.

Liverpool striker Danny Sturridge has hailed the influence of Steven Gerrard for club and country.

The Reds striker feels both established and up-and-coming stars alike can take inspiration from the 33-year-old's example, both on and off the pitch.

Sturridge said: "He is a legend.

"He is a great man on and off the pitch too. He leads by example and he is someone I look up to. I am happy for him and his family.

"He deserves everything he gets because he works hard and he is someone everybody looks up to.

"He is a leader and the captain of the boys. He is an example for the youth coming up now and he is somebody I look up to still."

 
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