Jurassic World star Chris Pratt gives advice to Steven Gerrard ahead of LA move

Steven Gerrard Celebrates

The Liverpool legend is set to move to MLS side LA Galaxy this summer, and the Hollywood actor gave him a hint of what he can expect in California.

Hollywood actor Chris Pratt, star of Guardians of the Galaxy, Parks and Recreation, and the soon to be released Jurassic World, has offered a little advice to Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard, who is set to move from the Premier League to LA Galaxy this summer, as he spoke with the Match of the Day online magazine.

"I tell you what, Steven," Pratt told Gerrard in the interview. "If you're coming to LA, once you get there you're going to see a ball of fire in the sky. Do not be alarmed. It's called the sun. It's not going to kill you. It's just going to mean great weather all the time. You're going to need a lot of sun block!

Pratt also invited Gerrard to get in touch once he arrived in the US, telling the midfielder: "Enjoy yourself, buddy. Look me up when you get there and I'll buy you a drink."

As one of the Premier League and Europe's most famous players of the last 15 years, Gerrard's signing by Galaxy is a move following on from the significance of David Beckham and Robbie Keane arriving.

The 35-year-old, who has made more than 700 appearances for hometown club Liverpool, has, like Beckham, captained England on the way to making 114 appearances for his country, just one short of the former Manchester United star's outfield record.

Gerrard won 10 major honours while at Anfield, on the way to becoming one of Liverpool's greatest ever players, though was unable to clinch the holy grail of the league title.

Arriving in LA, he'll be joining a team that are not only playing in the sun all season, but who are also defending champions. 

It may end up that Gerrard's switch to the MLS is what finally lands him that league title medal.

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