Midfielder who became captain of the Liverpool Premier League club leading the team to multiple FA Cups, League Cups, Community Shields, and Super Cups; named captain of the English national team in 2012.
He scored goals in the 2005 UEFA Champions League Final and in the 2006 FA Cup Final.
He played alongside David Beckham on the English national team.
While playing for the Whiston Juniors as a 9-year-old, he was recruited by the Liverpool youth system and he signed with Liverpool on November 5, 1997.
He had two daughters with fashion journalist Alex Curran before their wedding in June 2007.