‘Next joke please’: Chelsea fans fuming after Manchester City cheekily labelled Frank Lampard a ‘City legend’
- Manchester City have riled Chelsea fans with a post on Twitter on Friday
- City called Chelsea hero Frank Lampard a ‘City legend’ in a tribute
- It is four years since Lampard scored on his final appearance for City
Lampard spent his final season in English football at the Etihad Stadium, with the club marking on Twitter a goal on his final appearance four years ago.
But it was at Chelsea that Lampard made his name over a 13-year spell at Stamford Bridge that yielded three league titles and a Champions League.
Frank Lampard is lauded by Manchester City team-mates after scoring in his final appearance
Lampard spent 13 years at Chelsea where he became the club’s all-time top goal scorer
On this day in 2015 Lampard captained City in his last game and scored in a 2-0 win over Southampton.
It prompted City to tweet a video of the goal with the caption: ‘A farewell goal for Frank Lampard. City legend’.
It prompted fury from Blues fans, who have taken ownership of the former England midfielder.
‘He ain’t your legend’ blasted one fan. Another tweeted: ‘Haha! Next joke please!’
Official Chelsea Hyderabad took aim: ‘Man City is a tinpot club with zero legends’.
Lampard became Chelsea’s all-time top scorer in a glittering spell there.
He found the net 211 times in 648 appearances after his £11million arrival from West Ham in 2001.