FRANK LAMPARD is a professional soccer player for Chelsea FC and the England national team. He was voted England Player of the Year for two consecutive years, received the FWA Tribute Award, and was runner-up for the FIFA World Player of the Year and Ballon d'Or. He enjoys reading aloud to his two daughters, and the Frankie's Magic Soccer Ball series was inspired by stories he created for them. This is his first children's book series. Frank lives in London, England.