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All the years of training, the goals, the blood, sweat and tears came to this one moment for Frank Lampard.
Villa Park. Saturday, May 11, 2013. Every Chelsea fan knows it well. It's when Lampard became Chelsea's all-time leading goalscorer.
As personal accolades go, they don't come much better than that, with Lampard's brace against Aston Villa to give Chelsea a 2-1 win, edging him one goal beyond his fellow Stamford Bridge legend Bobby Tambling onto 203.
He had been within touching distance of the record for some time, but as the games counted down and the end of the season beckoned, it seemed fate was working against him.
The goals had appeared to have dried up and Lampard's Chelsea contract was due to expire in a matter of weeks—the gossip coming out of Chelsea was that he wouldn't be getting a new one.
Thankfully he broke the record with with just two games of the season to spare, though he needn't have worried as a new contract was soon agreed to keep him at Chelsea for at least another season.
Five days after breaking the goalscoring record, Lampard also captained Chelsea to Europa League glory as the Blues beat Benfica 2-1.
Chelsea made history themselves that night in Amsterdam, becoming the first team ever to follow up winning the Champions League by lifting the Europa League trophy.