Frank Lampard inducted into Football Hall of Fame

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READING, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03: Frank Lampard, Manager of Derby County celebrates following his team's victory in the Sky Bet Championship match between Reading and Derby County at Madejski Stadium on August 3, 2018 in Reading, England. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)

Frank Lampard was inducted into the Legends of Football Hall of Fame on Monday night

The Chelsea legend, who now manages Derby County, was presented the annual award at an event in London.

Lampard’s former England team-mates David Beckham and Steven Gerrard have also been inducted in the past along with the legendary Manchester United coach Sir Alex Ferguson and Brazil great Pele.

“It’s a real honour for me to receive the Legends of Football award this year,” Lampard said in a video on the Football Legends website.

“Just seeing my name mentioned among those past winners is something to cherish.”

Lampard spent the majority of his playing career at Chelsea, where he won several major honours along with three Premier League titles and the Champions League.

PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC - APRIL 11: Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates after the UEFA Europa League Quarter Final First Leg match between Slavia Prague and Chelsea at Eden Stadium on April 11, 2019 in Prague, Czech Republic. (Photo by Thomas Eisenhuth/Bongarts/Getty Images)

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The former midfielder managed a club-record goal tally of 209 strikes and added a further 150 assists in 640 games across all competitions for Chelsea.

Lampard also had spells at Manchester City and MLS side New York City in the latter stages of his playing days before retiring in 2016.