The King of the King's Road and a vital player in England's bid for victory at the 2006 World Cup, Frank Lampard is a footballer of genuine, dynamic majesty. The East End boy who's become a West End star, he's hailed by fans, critics, players and managers worldwide as a goal-scoring genius. His tireless achievements for club and country have established him as a bona fide legend in the game, and his performance at the heart of Chelsea's triumphant 2005 domestic and promising Champions League campaign confirmed that 'Lamps' is the perfect, highly tuned, magnificent midfield machine. He is now lauded by such luminaries as Jose Mourinho, Carlos Alberta and Johann Cruyff as a 'fulltime galactico' and 'the best player in the world'. This fascinating book chronicles Frank Lampard's inspiring journey from apprentice schoolboy to worldwide fame; it's the must-read, glorious story of a modern sporting hero and England's greatest hope for the 2006 World Cup.
Douglas Thompson is a bestselling biographer, whose titles include Cilla - The Biography, Madonna, Queen of the World and was co-author on Christine Keeler's autobiography, The Truth at Last. He has spent his working life divided between London and Los Angeles, where he is a top Hollywood reporter.