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My Story

Narrated by: Michael Ryan
Length: 13 hrs and 37 mins
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Penguin presents the unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of My Story by Steven Gerrard, read by Michael Ryan.

Steven Gerrard is the former captain of Liverpool football team and of the England national football team and is the only player ever to have scored in a FA cup final, a league cup final, a UEFA cup final and a champion's league final. His entire career, since 1998, has been spent at Anfield with Liverpool.

In this audiobook he charts his full playing career, shedding light on the defining games, his life off the pitch as well as the players and managers he's encountered. Explosive, controversial and searingly honest, this will be the last word from an era-defining player.

©2015 Steven Gerrard (P)2015 Penguin Books Limited

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Brilliant

It made me feel like I was right there, in Liverpool, with him. For a kiwi Liverpool supporter like me, this was brilliant.

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A great book, even for neutrals

If you could sum up My Story in three words, what would they be?

Inspiring, classy, captivating

Who was your favorite character and why?

Stevie, obviously. This is a tremendous insight into what it's like to sacrifice everything to chase a dream and what it's like riding that roller coaster when you get there

Which character – as performed by Michael Ryan – was your favourite?

Michael Ryan reads the story well and in the right way to capture what Stevie was trying to get across

If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

The world may never see a man like this ever again.

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you'll never walk alone Stevie G.thank you big man

so many fantastic memories for me as a supporter for 55 years. Stevie G is a true legend of Liverpool football club.

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what a legend. loyal to the end .

loved it . Couldn't stop listening. a great story of a fantastic person and an inspirational loyal leader . He is certainly a role model for the young players today

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Bit bland

Gerard seems like a solid guy and great pro. Maybe that's why the book is a bit bland. Not much insight more dates games etc

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I wrongly thought it would be boring.

Stevie manages to brilliantly convey his emotional roller coaster ride through his career.

I'll be listening to snippets of it again with my football mad boy.

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  • Gabriel
  • 29-09-2015

Ohhhh, ya beautyyy!!

Wow. Just finished this audiobook and I am nearly at a loss for words. Been a Liverpool supporter for over a dozen years, and this book taps directly into all the emotions over that period of time. The elations of Istanbul to the slip against Chelsea. Stevie truly has an incredible story to match his incredible career. This is a MUST for any Liverpool fan and any soccer/football fan for that matter.

As for the narration, it's well done. He nearly sounds like Gerrard is reading the book himself! There were a few patches where the cadence of each sentence was too similar and you can drift, but it's a small gripe for an overall great performance.

What a book. What a beauty.

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  • ABDULHAKK
  • 27-12-2015

Go For it

Just finished the book .

although I'm a Man United fan yet I admire and respect this guy.

#StevenGerrard #Liverpool #football
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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-04-2017

good book

i like this book its about a very strong person and a great role model i was more then pleased with what i heard :)

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  • Tyler
  • 25-08-2016

Scouser born and bred

If you love Liverpool FC you will love everything about the captain we love. Narration was spot on to Stevie and felt as if he was the one narrating.

The story bounces back between his struggles of Liverpool FC and his struggles with International duty. The main plot of his biography is the amazing 2013-2014 season with Liverpool FC, with flashbacks of his best games in between with the main plot.

I highly recommend this book to any open hearted football fan about one of the greatest footballers of all time

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  • Josh
  • 07-07-2016

A Liverpool legend

loved the story and the honesty from him. well done on an storied career

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  • Garyn Cohen
  • 27-06-2016

do yourself a favour!

don't miss this one! well written by a legend of the game,Stevie G from Liverpool!

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  • Ben
  • 22-03-2016

Oh you Beauty!

They found a wonderful narrator and it is more artfully told than I expected (ie) it narrates the last two seasons while also dipping deftly into the most important moments of his career.

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  • Bonisile Ntlemeza
  • 29-02-2016

Great insights into one of the most gifted footballers England and Europe has ever seen.

I loved this book. The reader has a Liverpool accent which makes for a great experience. It's as though you are actually listening to Stevie G at times. I'm an Arsenal supporter but this book is great for anyone who interested in learning about the history of Liverpool and understand the special relationship that city has with our beautiful game of football.

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  • Drew Cherry
  • 11-01-2016

Fantastic Book & Fantastic Narration

Loved the book as a huge fan of Liverpool and Stevie G! The narrator's Scouse accent was perfect as well!

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  • Cameron Millette
  • 08-12-2015

Great book! Steven Gerrard is awesome!

I loved hearing his personal stories about his career! Highly recommend for all soccer fans.

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  • Nathan
  • 23-03-2017

spine-tinglingly emotional

captured every different emotion possible, from a promising prodigy to the captain fantastic of Liverpool

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  • Matt
  • 22-02-2017

legend

brilliant throughout, it's just a shame the narrator cannot sing!!! awful way to describe the songs

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  • mrs
  • 01-10-2015

Amazing!!

Absolutely loved the accent of Michael Ryan. So soothing and what an emotional encounter from an absolute legend. Love you Stevie G!

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  • dean ballantyne
  • 20-07-2017

great life story. great visualisation.

This audiobook takes you into the depths of the life of Steven Gerrard. amazing listen

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-01-2020

Quality listen

A very good listen and a great bloke! An absolute legend of the game and that’s being said from a United fan! What a career he had

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  • David
  • 13-10-2019

Captain Steven gerrard

What a player what a man legend in every way possible thank you stevie Gerrard

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  • Anonymous User
  • 03-10-2019

LEGEND

loved it, legend. didn't want it to end. wish he won the league really deserved tomany times over

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  • Alan Murray
  • 31-08-2019

absolutely fantastic

absolutely fantastic loved every single second of it. would definitely recommend this to anyone out there

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  • Anonymous User
  • 13-05-2019

Our captain Steven Gerrard!

quality book! quality player, captain and legend! Loved every second of this book

YNWA

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  • charlie
  • 02-04-2019

Enjoyable, honest and insightful

Open and insightful. Well read and performed. I’m not sure it is quite as dramatic as the synopsis makes out but it is a great insight into the player and his love for Liverpool FC