Rangers boss Steven Gerrard opens up on mental health and 'real private chats' with his players
It might have been easy to conclude that day as he drove away from Anfield, tears streaming down his face amid the realisation that his hopes of leading his boyhood club to Premier League glory were over, that the lows of football were too painful, too scarring to put up with.
"Being a player it's not always fantastic or enjoyable," said Gerrard. "The journey takes you to some really high places in terms of winning stuff but it also takes you to some cruel lows.
"But there's no doubt about it, I've had some low days during my career. From a personal point of view, I've also had setbacks in life to do with family members and stuff. The key to it all is never keep it in.
"Always try to have people around you who you can talk to and share problems with. I think that always helps you get back in a better place. That's what I've learned from experience."
Gerrard is quick to point out during his talk with a group of 25 supporters - brought together …
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