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Gerrard: I will never have Rio dilemma

March 22, 2013
By ESPN staff
Steven Gerrard insists his ambition to take England to the 2014 World Cup will prevent him from putting club duties before his country like Rio Ferdinand did by stepping down this week.

Gerrard, 32, admits his strict fitness and training programme will allow him to balance his Liverpool and England careers, unlike Ferdinand who informed Roy Hodgson he would be unable to travel with the national side for the upcoming World Cup qualifiers against San Marino and Montenegro.

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