Gerrard, who arrived in Los Angeles in 2015, says in a statement that he feels he has not helped win another MLS Cup. He will devote himself to his family before deciding his future.
Liverpool international Steven Gerrard will not play again with the Los Angeles Galaxy, the American Football League (MLS) club, the player said in a statement. Gerrard leaves after finishing his contract and after arriving at the club Angelino in July 2015. In this time he has scored five goals and has distributed 14 assists in 34 games.
“When I left Liverpool, I came to LA to help LA Galaxy raise another MLS Cup. I’m disgusted that I did not get it, but when I look back, I do it proudly for what we’ve achieved, including two consecutive appearances In the ‘playoffs’ and numerous memorable moments in the field, “he says in an open letter to fans.
“I want to thank Mr. Anschutz, Dan Beckerman, Chris Klein and Bruce Arena for this opportunity. Thanks to my teammates, technical staff, all support staff and above all fans for their fantastic support during My time in LA Galaxy, “says Gerrard, who says he will now spend some time with his family as he decides what the next stage of his career will be.
Bruce Arena, general manager and head coach of the Californian club, said that it has been an honor to have a player and a person like Gerrard. “His experience, class and leadership make him a valued member of the team on and off the field,” says Arena, who adds that he wants the best in the future and “is one of the most iconic players of all time and Will always be part of the LA Galaxy family. “