Sports: Frank Lampard Gets Inducted Into Legends Of Football Hall Of Fame
Frank Lampard was ‘honoured’ to be inducted into the Legends of Football Hall of Fame on Monday night at a star-studded event in London
The now Derby County manager picked up the prestigious gong at a star-studded charity event which took place on Monday night n London.
The Chelsea legend joined a list of elite names to have received the award following his scintillating career at club and international level.
The now Derby County manager picked up the prestigious gong at the charity event, which saw the likes of Harry Redknapp, Jamie Carragher, Sven Goran Eriksson and the recently retired John Terry in attendance for the bash.
Lampard said after receiving his award: ‘It’s a real honour for me to receive the Legends of Football award this year. Just seeing my name mentioned amongst those past winners is something to cherish.’
While the event did see some of the biggest names in football attend, there were a few notable absentees who offered kind words to Lampard during the ceremony.
Jose Mourinho, Didier Drogba and Vincent Kompany all heaped praise on Chelsea’s all-time top goalscorer in short video packages that were played during the night.
‘Frank Lampard, for me, was not just one of my best players ever but was more important than that was one of the best professionals,’ Mourinho said in a pre-recorded message.
The Manchester United boss then went on to praise Lampard for his League Cup victory over his side at Old Trafford.
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