It is the first time in 19 years that a Liverpool player has claimed the coveted award, Gerrard following in the footsteps of Anfield legends like John Barnes, Ian Rush, Kenny Dalglish and Ian Callaghan. This 68-page salute charts the Reds skipper's amazing season as Rafa Benitez's side pushed Manchester United all the way in the race for the title. Each of his goals from 2008-09 are relived as well as personal milestones like his 100th strike for the club and first Premier League hat-trick. A stats section provides a unique and detailed record of his historic campaign and stars line up to pay tribute to a modern day great. Steven Gerrard: Footballer of the Year 2009 is a must for all Liverpool fans wanting to revel in the magic of a remarkable player at the peak of his powers.