The Liverpool ace has been outstanding at the Euros for England coach Neville.
"We've got some real top players there, who are proving it in this tournament ," he said.
"Gerrard is a leader and he is just an outstanding football player. You can't live with him when he runs forward. He can get to players when he runs back.
"He is the one who can be at the edge of the box shooting. He can be back at your own box defending, heading it clear. He is a complete football player.
"Gerrard is at a good age at 32. You are at that point when you just haven't quite gone over the hill."