Lampard's best: the top five moments in a glorious career

Lampard's best: the top five moments in a glorious career

Lampard's best: the top five moments in a glorious career

As if hell-bent on proving his manager at the time right, Lampard never looked back after a very promising spell at the club, and although he flourished and improved incredibly after leaving them, certain aspects remained constant for "Lamps" throughout the rest of his career. I am forever grateful for the support of my family, my wife Christine and my two daughters Luna and Isla.

Lampard won every trophy available at domestic level with Chelsea, while European triumphs came in 2012 with the Champions League, and Europa League glory following one year later. The midfielder who is still Chelsea's highest goal scorer received a lot of good wishes from his former mates, coaches and teams. He went on to make 187 appearances for the Hammers, his father's former club, before leaving to join Chelsea for £11 million in June 2001.

In his statement, Lampard noted that he's now working with the FA to obtain coaching qualifications and that he "look [s] forward to pursuing the off-field opportunities that this decision opens".

Lampard scored 10 or more Premier League goals in 10 successive seasons for Chelsea, reaching 22 as he collected a third Premier League winner's medal in 2009-10.

Clement, who was appointed Swans boss in January, coached Lampard at Chelsea.

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"I would be lying if I told you I didn't try to sign him".

"Chelsea fans gave myself and my teammates such incredible support", he said. I couldn't have done it without them.

One of the very best "box-to-box" midfielders of his generation, Lampard made a habit of arriving late and slamming in goals from outside the area, his tally of 41 goals from outside the box more than anyone in Premier League history.

Sometimes even top footballers can be damned by their statistics, but Lampard's staggering career numbers only serve to underline his greatness. He also scored a record nine penalties for the Three Lions.

'Frank's ability as a player we all know about. "What an wonderful playing career".

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