Chelsea Football Player Frank Lampard - Fact File
If you're a fan of Chelsea football club then you'll know that Frank Lampard is one of their major players. Read this article to find out interesting facts about the English footballer.
Frank James Lampard was born on the 20th June 1978 and is an English footballer who plays for Premier League club Chelsea and the England national team. He plays most often as a midfielder but can also play as an attacker if needed. Frank Lampard has won the Chelsea player of the year award 3 times and is the clubs 5th all-time goal scorer. Lampard is currently the highest scoring midfielder in the premier league. Lampard due to his skill and experience in football is considered to be one of the greatest players in the world.
Frank Lampard began his footballing career with West Ham in 1994 and began in their youth team before making his debut in 1997 to the first team. He performed well at West Ham scoring vital goals from midfield. With Lampards performance increasing at West Ham he caught the eye of many clubs but eventually signed for London rivals Chelsea for 11 million. Lampard's premier league debut with Chelsea came on the 19th August 2001. Lampard impressed the fans in the 2001 season as he appeared in all Chelsea's league matches and scored many vital goals. Lampard is a key player for Chelsea and plays a critical part in their success.
Frank Lampard began his international career with England under 21s in 1997. He played for the under 21s side from 1997 to 2000 and scored many goals. Lampard earned his England first team cap in 1999 and he didn't participate in a major national competition until 2004 when he was selected for the European Football Championship.
Family and Personal Life
Frank Lampard lives in Surry and has had two children with former fiancie Ellen Rives. Their children are named Luna who was born on 22 August 2005 and Isla who was born on 20 May 2007. Lampard has publishes an autobiography titled totally Frank which was published in 2006. Frank Lampard is reported to have an IQ score of over 150.
Frank Lampard has received many awards and honours since playing football for club and country. He has been awarded honours such as Chelsea player of the year, Fans player of the year and Fifa world player of the year.
Frank Lampard is considered to be one of the world's best players and his performance is world class for both club and country.
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