Steven Gerrard pictured with James Corden outside the former Warehouse restaurant in Southport.

Steven Gerrard quits international football

England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international football after winning 114 caps.

Gerrard, aged 34, won his first cap in a 2-0 win over Ukraine in 2000 and made his last England appearance in a 0-0 draw with Costa Rica at the 2014 World Cup.

The Liverpool midfielder said: “I have enjoyed every minute of representing my country. It’s a sad day for me.”

Gerrard will now take on a “high profile” ambassadorial role with the Football Association.

He retires from international duty having scored 21 goals and played at six major tournaments.

Pictured above is Steven with his friend James Corden in Southport

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