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Steven Gerrard insisted he would not swap his Liverpool career for anything in the world as he reflected on 15 years of highs and lows ahead of his 600th appearance for the Reds.
The boy from Huyton has been Liverpool captain since the age of 23. He has won the European Cup, two FA Cups, a UEFA Cup and three League Cups and earlier this week his long-term teammate Jamie Carragher labelled him the Reds' all-time greatest player.
On Saturday, Gerrard sat down with Liverpoolfc.com at Melwood to discuss how the game has changed since he made his debut in 1998, how he has grown as a person in that time and to ponder the possibility of surpassing first Carra's (Carragher) appearance record and then Cally's (Ian Callaghan).
LiverpoolFC.com: Steven, 600 games for Liverpool, how does that make you feel?
Gerrard: When I was a young boy, I never dreamed I was going to make that many. It was all about pulling that red shirt on and making one appearance for the clu...
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