Lampard Retires


Chelsea legend Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from professional football.

The 38-year-old, who left New York City at the end of last year, has decided to “begin the next chapter” after a 21-year career despite offers of a contract from Premier League clubs.

Lampard retires having won 106 England caps and scored more than 300 career goals – 211 of them during a 13-year spell with Chelsea that saw him become the club’s record scorer.

Chelsea's Frank Lampard (r) celebrates after scoring the equalising goal at the end of the first half
Chelsea’s Frank Lampard (r) celebrates after scoring the equalising goal at the end of the first half

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