Why Did Frank Lampard Retire?

Chelsea legend Frank Lampard

The latest player in the Why Did X Retire series is none other than Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. In this article, I’ll explain the circumstances behind Lampard’s retirement from football. I’ll also provide a breakdown of every season he played throughout his career, from the 1995-96 campaign up until 2015-16. On February 2, 2017, Lampard

Why Did David Beckham Get An OBE?

LA Galaxy's David Beckham

An OBE (Officer of the Order of the British Empire) is a British honour given to outstanding individuals who have made significant contributions to the country. Many OBE recipients receive the award for services to charity or science. However, footballers including David Beckham have also been lucky enough to be given the accolade for the

Why Did Zinedine Zidane Retire So Early?

Zinedine Zidane - France v England - Euro 2004

In the late 1990s and early 2000s, two footballers were widely considered to be the best in the world: Brazilian Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane. The latter was many neutrals’ favourite player, largely thanks to his 1998 World Cup performances for France and that Champions League final goal for Real Madrid against Bayer Leverkusen. Given his