Frank Lampard’s wife Christine Lampard was in the stands as Chelsea fell in shambles to Real Madrid’s firepower at Stamford Bridge.
The 44-year-old Irish broadcaster shared in her husband’s gloomy start to his interim spell at Stamford Bridge after the club suffered fourth consecutive defeat under his watch.
Frank Lampard was appointed Chelsea’s interim manager after Graham Potter was sacked following a disastrous Premier League campaign with the Blues.
However, the Chelsea legend and former player seems to have failed to provide answers to Chelsea’s problems.
He lost his first game – a Premier League clash against Wolves – by a lone goal before losing Champions League quarterfinals first leg against Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeu.
Back to the Premier League after the Champions League defeat in Spain capital, Frank Lampard suffered another defeat to Brighton.
His winless run continued in the Champions League quarterfinal return leg against Real Madrid at Stamford Bridge.
Despite having enough control of the game, a second-half brace by Rodrygo sealed a win for Los Blancos and completed Chelsea debacle.
The defeat to Real Madrid saw Frank Lampard set a horror 118-year record at Chelsea, worse than his predecessor Graham Potter.
In the history of Chelsea, no Chelsea manager has started his reign at the club with four successive defeats.
Sadly, Lampard’s wife Christine Lampard, was also greeted with the grim and bleak outlook of things under her husband’s care as interim boss at Chelsea. She cut a concerned figure on stands though looking elegant.
Dressed in a jean and black top and blazer, Christine managed to keep her smiles and confidence despite the disappointing display by the Blues.
Who is Christine Lampard?
Christine Lampard is the wife of Premier League and Chelsea legend Frank Lampard. Born on February 2, 1979 in Newry, Northern Ireland, Christine is a broadcaster and has featured in various shows and TV series.
She is an A-lister in the UK media space, piloting and hosting various shows and programs. Christine Lampard was a co-host in The One Show which ran from 2007 to 2010 before she took up Daybreak, another TV show that ran from 2010 to 2011.
In 2012 to 2014, she was a presenter on Dancing on Ice and This Morning (2013 to 2016).
Other TV shows that has been anchored by Christine in her high-profile media career include Beaten Off The Track (2013), Wild Ireland (2015), and Loose Women (2016).
Christine has worked with top media organizations in the UK. She has worked with the BBC, Radio Aire 2, ITV, and is currently working with UKTV.
Christine and Frank Lampard’s Relationship
Frank Lampard started dating Christine in 2009 while he was playing for Chelsea in the Premier League.
After six years of a fruitful relationship, the two love birds got married in 2020.
They welcomed their first child together, a girl, Patricia, in 2018 while their second child, a boy, Freddie, was born in 2021.
Christine Lampard has been supportive of Frank Lampard’s football career and has made it a tradition to join her hubby on stands even when he was a player.
Despite a horror run as caretaker manager before the Real Madrid game, the 44-year-old UK media icon make out time to grace the Chelsea stands and watched the Champions League clash against Real Madrid which ended in horror for her husband and his team.