Frank Lampard to NYCFC Makes Sense for All Parties

New York City FC unveiled former Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard on Thursday as the newest addition to the Big Apple.

The England international signed a two-year designated player contract with NYCFC, per Lampard is the second big-name acquisition for the club after David Villa joined in June, per the team's official website.

Lampard is 36 years old, and the ageing player is no longer at the top of his game. However, this signing is still beneficial for everyone involved. For the England international, he remains a star as part of one of the fastest growing leagues in the world. 

He is also set to make around $150,000 a week, per Sports Illustrated, which would make him the highest-paid player in MLS. Lampard will also reside in one of the most vibrant cities on the planet, which probably enticed him to move across the pond.

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