25 Feb '12, 11am

Steven Gerrard says he would relish the opportunity to captain England at the 2012 European Championships

Steven Gerrard says he would relish the opportunity to captain England at the 2012 European Championships

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard says he would relish the opportunity to captain England at the 2012 European Championships. -- PHOTO: AP LONDON (AFP) - Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard says he would relish the opportunity to captain England at the 2012 European Championships. 'If I get offered it, I'll take it and I'll be delighted and I'll be very proud to take it,' Gerrard told BBC's Football Focus on Saturday. The midfielder added that he believed manager Fabio Capello's resignation could give the team the necessary lift 'for a successful summer'. Talking about the captaincy, he said: 'It's not my decision. It's down to, first of all, who Stuart Pearce wants to lead the team out, then whoever gets the job full time. But I want to be England captain.' Capello resigned after disagreeing with his bosses at the FA over the decision to strip John Terry of the England captai...

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