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Former Chelsea and England star Frank Lampard announces retirement from international football

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Midfielder Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from international duty after 15 years and 106 caps for England.

The 36 year old recently left Chelsea after 13 years to move to new MLS outfit New York City FC, before returning to England on loan with Premier League champions Manchester City.

Lampard made his debut for England in October 1999 against Belgium, and went on to play for England in in two Euros (2004, 2012) and three World Cup (2006,­2010,­2014).

He scored 29 goals and his 106 caps but him joint sixth with Sir Bobby Charlton on England's all time appearance list.

During his 13 year spell with Chelsea he won three Premier Leagues, a Champions League and Europa League, and both the League and FA Cup on several occasions.

Lampard agreed his loan move to Manchester City after signing for MLS outfit New York City, with their season not starting until 2015.


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