(Web Desk) – English football great, and former Chelsea midfielder, Frank Lampard has paid a rich tribute to his friend, colleague and former captain John Terry, declaring him ‘the greatest defender in the premier league history’.
In an Instagram post, Lampard said that Terry was one certainly up with the greatest defenders of all times in world football.
“He led the club both on and off the pitch from the moment he made his debut. He set standards for everyone, whether it was demanding excellence in training, fighting for every win or respecting how fortunate we were to play for such a great club”, wrote Frank Lampard.
Lampard said that he wasn’t just a great friend to him both on and off the pitch but was a friend with everyone at the club and outside of it.
“The countless things I ve seen JT do to help people outside of the game, things that not many see, are what defines him as a man”, he said.
Terry had announced on Monday that he d be leaving Chelsea at the end of the current season.