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Top 6 Facts About New Chelsea Manager Frank Lampard

Published Mon Jul 08 2019 By David
Top 6 Facts About New Chelsea Manager Frank Lampard

Imagine all-time leading goalscorer of the club you support comes back in near future again as a manager. That's the scenario happening at Chelsea Football Club right now.

 After managing championship club, Derby, for a year, Frank Lampard is back at Chelsea Football Club as a manager in a 3 year deal. 

Here are the 5 unknown facts about Chelsea Football Club new manager Frank Lampard :-

6. Frank Lampard Has Written 18 Children Books

Frank Lampard written Children Book. (Source: eBay)

Lampard is prolific children book author with 16 publications to his name. He has also penned an autobiography titled; Totally Frank: The Autobiography of Frank Lampard.

5. Lampard Released An Adult Film With Rio Ferdinand

Frank Lampard and Rio Ferdinand once appeared in Adult Video. (Source: Give Me Sport)

The 38-year-old looked a courteous footballer on the pitch; never getting into disputes or discussions yet off the pitch, he once committed something adultery. In 2000, Lampard, Rio Ferdinand, and Kieron Dyer showed up on a grown-up video shoot that was taped at the holiday resort of Ayia Napa in Cyprus.

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Somehow the whole situation went into oblivion as Lampard did his talking on the pitch. Lampard is the second costliest Blues player and the most spent by any club in the Premier League for a midfielder; June 2001 for £11 million. The legendary no 8 is Chelsea's all-time leading goalscorer with 211 goals to his name, breaking Bobby Tambling’s previous 203 goals record. Lampard also scored five hat-tricks in the process.

Lampard is the club's top all-time FA Cup scorer with 26 goals and the second highest scorer in Europe with 25, behind Didier Drogba who netted 34, as well as the second highest scorer in the League Cup with 12, behind Kerry Dixon on 25. 

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Frank captained Chelsea 83 times, including in 2012 Champions League final when John Terry was suspended for shamefully and disgracefully kicking Alexis Sanchez in the second leg of the semi-final against "Barcelona."

4. Lampard’s Father Is A West Ham Legend, His Uncle Is Harry Redknapp

Redknapp (left) and Frank Lampard senior (right) during their time together as manager and assistant manager of West Ham. (Source: Legit) 

Lampard is instilled in a footballing family. His old man is Frank Lampard, Sr., a former West Ham United player and aide supervisor.

Lampard's uncle is Harry Redknapp and his cousin is Redknapp's child Jamie Redknapp who is a Liverpool legend. Frank Lampard played 648 games for Chelsea, making 593 starts. Only Ron Harris, Peter Bonetti, and John Terry have played more matches than him.

3. Lampard Spent Time On Loan At Swansea City

Earlier into his career, Frank spent time on loan at Swansea City. He played in a total of nine games between October 1995 and January 1996.

2. Lampard Is Married To A Journalist Christine Bleakley

Frank Lampard and his wife, Christine Bleakley. (Source: Hello Magazine)

The retired Chelsea legend has two daughters with his former fiancée, Spanish model Elen Rivas, Luna (born 22 August 2005) and Isla (born 20 May 2007). 

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Lampard is however currently married to presenter Christine Bleakley who he tied the knot in December 2015.

1. Frank Has A Very High IQ 

Frank Lampard holds a High IQ among footballers. (Source: Sky Sports)

As per reports, Lampard is a standout amongst the most shrewd individuals in football as his IQ test demonstrates. Mensa in 2009 reported Lampard demonstrated a surprisingly high IQ score during neurological research did by the Chelsea specialist, Bryan English.

English expressed "Frank Lampard scored one of the most astounding IQ scores in the test carried out by the organization doing the tests."