Lampard hails Chelsea "determination" after amazing Champions League triumph

Frank Lampard was full of praise for Chelsea's character after last night's amazing Champions League triumph.

Frank Lampard was full of praise for Chelsea's character after last night's amazing Champions League triumph.

The Blues beat Bayern Munich 4-3 in a penalty shoot-out after the final at the Allianz Arena had finished 1-1 after extra-time.

Lampard scored one of Chelsea's four successful penalties and the 33-year-old, who joined from West Ham in 2001 and captained them on Saturday night in John Terry's absence, savoured the club's glory night.

He said: "I can't believe it. The determination we've shown... we didn't play fantastic but the main man Didier dug us out of trouble there.

"He's a hero. Without him we're not here.

"He scores the goals in the big games."

Of the club's triumph, Lampard said: "It means everything.

"We've been so many years trying to do this.

"This is the one we really wanted and we've got it."

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