OLYMPIACOS 2004 The oft-replayed strike which kept the Reds' glorious Champions League-winning campaign alive when it seemed it would end at the group stages. Three goals were needed in the second half to progress and Gerrard completed a stunning comeback with a blistering low strike from outside the box with four minutes remaining.

WEST HAM 2006 Not since the days of Stanley Matthews had an FA Cup final been named after a player but Gerrard wrote his name all over the 2006 classic with a magnificent display which again highlighted his big-match temperament. He had already struck one equaliser when he saved the day for Liverpool with a ferocious 30-yard stoppage-time strike which took the match into extra-time.

MIDDLESBROUGH 2005 Gerrard saved a point for Liverpool after a miserable Anfield display against Boro with a sensational volley. The ball bounced in front of Gerrard 25 yards out and he let fly with a dipping shot that crashed into the net.

MANCHESTER UNITED 2001 There are few more satisfying Gerrard strikes for Liverpool fans his stunner to sink United at Anfield seven years ago. Gerrard broke clear of the United defence from halfway and then unleashed a 25-yard thunderbolt which left goalkeeper Fabien Barthez with no chance.

MIDDLESBROUGH 2008 There were shades of Olympiacos in Gerrard's late winner against Middlesbrough earlier this season. With the game entering a fourth minute of stoppage-time, Gerrard snatched a 2-1 win with a powerful blast from the edge of the box.