Steven Gerrard Is Not Very Well-Known in LA

Tom Webb@@tomwebby92UK Staff WriterJuly 7, 2015

CARSON, CA - JULY 4: New Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder Steven Gerrard is introduced in front of fans during halftime against Toronto FC on July 4, 2015 at StubHub Center in Carson, California. The former Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is scheduled to play his first MLS match on Friday, July 17 at StubHub Center against San Jose Earthquakes. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images

Premier League legend? Check. Former England captain? Check. Scored against the USA in the 2010 World Cup? Check. Surely, with the steady growth of soccer in the USA and the success of David Beckham on the West Coast, you'd think most people in Los Angeles would have heard of new Galaxy star Steven Gerrard.

Apparently not, according to a video produced by Sky Sports in which people on the streets of L.A. were asked if they were familiar with the former Liverpool captain ahead of his upcoming Galaxy debut.

Respondents include a Samuel L. Jackson impersonator and a big fan of "cutie guy" David Beckham.

Gerrard could make his debut for the Galaxy against Club America on July 11 and will hope his performances can quickly earn him more of a following in his new hometown. 

[YouTube: Sky Sports]

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