At just 17 years of age, the wide forward is a potential star in the making, but he has also shown more than enough ability to justify his selection in the Liverpool first team at the present time.
With his ability to pace the ball, his ability to dribble, and his ability to play on either flank, Sterling certainly has plenty of skills mastered after only two years with the club, having joined from Queens Park Rangers in 2010 whilst Rafa Benitez was still manager.
Sterling made his first team debut under Kenny Dalglish at the end of the 2011-12 season, but he shot to prominence under the management of Brendan Rodgers, totaling 14 Liverpool appearances and being called to both the England Under-21 and national team sides.
He's far from the finished article though; Sterling has the potential to reach the very top.
Here are five things he can still improve on.