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Frank Lampard is now 34 years old and looks as he can still play for some years to come. The midfielder is a vice captain of Chelsea currently. He is well known for his perfect penalty shots. He still play an important international role for his country as well. He has two children currently.
A three-time Chelsea Player of the Year, Lampard is the club's second highest all-time goalscorer with 200 goals in all competitions.
Lampard played for west Ham before coming to Chelsea. He is the only midfielder to score a total of 150 or more goals in premier league history.
Lampard and teammates celebrating in one of their victories
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Internationally, Lampard has played for England 95 times since making his debut in October 1999. This man has scored 28 international goals for England. He was voted England Player of the Year for two consecutive years in 2004 and 2005. He played in Euro 2004, where he was named in the team of the tournament after scoring three goals in four games. He was top scorer for England in their 2006 World Cup qualifying campaign with five goals, and played in the 2006 World Cup.
lampard in one of his international carrier
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He is England's most prolific penalty taker with nine goals, surpassing the previous record holders, Ron Flowers and Alan Shearer.
Lampard has a total of 3 red cards so far. The number of yellow cards for Lampard is 53 so far. He normally want to fight with all his means for the team. He is creative on the pitch. He produces wonderful assists for his teammates to score.
In his prime, Lampard was the focal point of the Chelsea midfield, with his work-rate, range of passing and goalscoring ability seeing him finish runner-up in the Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year awards in 2005.
One of many to emerge from the West Ham Academy, Lampard was signed by Chelsea in 2001 for £11 million. He quickly improved his all-round game to become one of the most consistent players in the top flight and became the top scoring midfielder in the club's history.
maestro Lampard. He is so intelligent in the way he plays.
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When given opportunity, Lampard is a perfect finisher. Lampard has already won a total of 3 titles in 544 appearances in all competitions. Since the times of Claudio Ranieri till now with Benitez, Lampard is still an important player for Chelsea.
200th goal agaist Westham. Bravo Lampard
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Captain John Terry has described Frank Lampard as the best player in Chelsea's history.
Lampard, for the second time in his career, hit four goals in one match against Aston Villa on 27 March 2010 to bring his goal tally past 20, for the fifth consecutive season. This also brought him his 151st Chelsea goal, and it put him as the club's third highest scorer ever, overtaking Peter Osgood's record of 150.
FRANK LAMPARD’S QUOTE
"After I finish I don't want to be involved with football - not as a manager, coach, agent or in the media. I want to have a career after this. I don't want this to be everything .Frank Lampard, August 2010".