Sportrait: Frank Lampard


British footballer Frank Lampard, who plays for Chelsea, was attacked by a fan of opposing club Tottenham Hotspur Monday night following the match, after celebrating a win by throwing his shirt into the crowd.

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Said Lampard: “It did shock me. Fortunately I saw it coming and luckily ducked out the way. It was strange … someone running at you like that. Measures need to be taken to make sure it doesn’t happen again.”

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U.S. authorities are reportedly concerned that the violent football fans may follow Beckham over to the U.S. and have already begun preparing for a similar kind of mania.

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