Frank Lampard is introduced to New York City - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Frank Lampard posses while wearing a t-shirt of his new teams logo. Photo provided by MLSSoccer.com.
The English international is officially a member of New York City FC.
Frank Lampard on Thursday morning became an official New Yorker, as he was formally introduced to the public as the NYCFC fourth player and second designated player in Brooklyn.
In a press-conference the free agent English veteran midfielder was signed to a two and half year deal, the deal will begin in 2015 when NYCFC will play its inaugural season in Major League Soccer at their temporary home, Yankee Stadium. The 36-year-old London native was very excited to be playing in the Big Apple, and is eager to start.
“I am really excited about joining New York City FC and helping to play a real part in building something special in one of the sporting capitals of the world,” Lampard addressed the members of the press. “The passion of the...