Twitterati hail Frank Lampard as he retires from football

Bengaluru, Feb 2: Frank Lampard one of the greatest players of the 21st century has decided to hand his boots as he officially announced his retirement from professional football today, February 2.

All leagues special site; Frank Lampard retires

The midfield maestro, who was a cult hero at Chelsea FC was one of the best in the business during his peak years.

Frank Lampard (Image courtesy: UEFA Champions League Twitter handle)

After serving the game tirelessly for 21 long years, Lampard has finally decided to bring the curtains down on his coveted and decorated football career.

At Chelsea, Frank Lampard had won every single trophy. After graduating from West Ham United academy, he was roped in by the Hammers where he had spent 5 years before leaving for the Blues.

For England, Lampard has earned 106 international caps and scored 26 goals. He was also nominated for the Ballon d'Or and FIFA World Player of the Year 2005.

As Lampard hung his boots up, Twitterati and footballers around the world flocked Twitter to pay their tribute to the legend.

Here are all the tweets from fans around the world:

Jamie Carragher's message for Lampard

Former on-field rival Jamie Carragher has wished old foe, Frank Lampard.

EPL's tribute the legend

English Premier League pays tribute to rank Lampard, who was one of the best midfielders.

Frank Lampard

Frank Lampard's incredible stats.

Manchester City's tribute to Frank Lampard

Manchester City's tribute to Frank Lampard.

Chelsea's tribute to Frank Lampard

Chelsea's tribute to Frank Lampard.

A fan's tribute to Frank Lampard

A fan's tribute to Frank Lampard

England Football team's tribute to Frank Lampard

England Football team's tribute to their legend, Frank Lampard.

Fans hail Frank Lampard

Fans hail legend Frank Lampard.

Frank Lampard's incredible career

Frank Lampard's incredible career in numbers.

Fans hail legend Frank Lampard

Fans hail legend Frank Lampard

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Story first published: Thursday, February 2, 2017, 17:41 [IST]
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