Gerrard to be “introduced” by Galaxy at halftime Saturday, begin training on July 7


Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard is going to be introduced to his new team in a match against the Reds.

Okay, okay, so these Reds are from Toronto FC, but reports that Gerrard will indeed get a salute from the StubHub Center crowd in California when the L.A. Galaxy host TFC on Independence Day.

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Gerrard, 35, arrived in Los Angeles this weekend to a few paparazzi and a new stage of his career, one announced back in January. After a week acclimating to California, Gerrard begin training on Tuesday, July 7.

Toronto FC and L.A. will kick off at 10:30 p.m. ET on Saturday. The Galaxy have won two of their last three matches, and has previously announced that Gerrard would make his MLS debut on July 11.

Los Angeles has a Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup matchup against San Jose on Wednesday before Sunday’s match versus TFC.