If he is fully fit he will be one of the first names on the team sheet, the other players all respect him and he’s been involved with the squad for years and will provide the younger players with valuable advice.
Gerrard always seems to get the best out of teammates and he drives others on and would fit the role perfectly. Players who will be at the Euro’s such as: Rooney, Downing are all behind Gerrard for the captaincy. He has the experience for it having captained Liverpool in Champions league finals, huge Premier league games and across Europe.
The only thing that Steven has to prove is his fitness as he has missed a large part of this season through injury. Having regained his fitness though I can’t see a better player for the role than Gerrard. If I had to choose someone else I’d be happy with Joe Hart as he is guaranteed that spot and would be around for many years to come unlike Gerrard, Lampard and Scott Parker.
I think we all remember that first England match after the shambles in South Africa where we found ourselves 0-1 down at home to Hungary. An inspirational Steven Gerrard fired home from 25 yards to pull us level and then put us in the lead minutes later with a fantastic bit of skill and tucked the ball past the oncoming keeper. He plays with a passion and a hunger to win and I think at this moment in time he is the only choice for the England captaincy.
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