MADRID – Steven Gerrard‘s decision to immediately end the story with Liverpool, as well as opening some story that is not publicly known. One is Real Madrid’s interest in him. The fact was revealed directly by Zinedine Zidane.
Precisely in the 2004-2005 season, when the Los Blancos legend requested management to invite Gerrard joined the club. When it Zidane wants struggling along Stevie G filling midfield El Real.
Liverpool could not dismiss the power of big money coming, but loyalty to confront the entire bid Gerrard planned for completion by the end of the 2004-2005 season.
“I have said before that the current time is in the best performances, Gerrard is the best in the world. I think in the summer of 2004, I spoke to Florentino Perez and I said that would like to partner with Gerrard in Madrid, “said Zidane told the Daily Mail, Sunday (04/01/2015).
“I know the club has twice tried but he (Gerrard) did not want to leave Liverpool. Not many players who refuse Madrid but I guess it proves the loyalty of a man, “he added.
Since the debut of the Red shirt of Liverpool in 1998, Gerrard wash them several trophies in the Champions League and FA Cup. But the 34-year-old midfielder has never brought the Reds became champions of the Premier League and it is unfortunate by Zidane.
“It is remarkable that he (Gerrard) has never won the Premier League but obviously he has experienced success with Liverpool. He was out of luck, I‘m sure he will be very successful career in MLS, “he said.