Christine and Frank Lampard’s love story – from how they met to second baby

Christine and Frank Lampard’s love story – from how they met to second baby

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Christine and Frank Lampard are expecting their second child together, but how did it all begin?

As the happy couple share the news that Christine is pregnant with their second baby, we take a look back on their incredible love story.

Christine shared the announcement on Instagram tonight, posting a beautiful picture of herself cradling her bump.

She penned alongside it: "A new year and a new baby on the way for the Lampards! It’s been a strange and worrying time to be pregnant but we’re hoping and praying that cuddles from family and friends are not too far off. Sending all my love to everyone going through pregnancy during this crazy time"

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Here's everything you need to know about their gorgeous love story…

How did they meet?

Loose Women star Christine, 41, and ex-England footballer and Chelsea boss Frank met back in October 2009 when they were both attending the Mirror's Pride Of Britain Awards.

Speaking to the Mirror at the annual ceremony in 2017, they reflected on their first meeting.

"It’s where Christine bagged me," Frank, 42, said on the red carpet.

"We’ve been back a few times since, when we can and it’s always an emotional night and it’s special for us obviously."

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Christine and Frank hit it off straight away
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Christine almost didn’t make it along on the night they met because she had to go straight from BBC’s The One Show, which she then co-presented with Adrian Chiles. But thankfully she managed to get there – and the rest is history.

"There was an awkward introduction at the party afterwards," she has previously said about their meeting. "Frank came over and said, ‘I watch you on The One Show’.

"And I said, ‘No you don’t! Who was my guest last night?’ And he was able to tell me.

They met at the Pride of Britain Awards in 2009
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"I just laughed and we both giggled about it. And then that was it. He somehow got my number and I had a withheld-number call on my phone on the way home. I picked up and it was him.

"I said, ‘Wow, you’re keen!’ as a bit of a joke, and we chatted and he said he enjoyed meeting me and would like to stay in touch. It was very relaxed.

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Frank showed how keen he was by getting Christine's number and calling her on the way home
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Frank broke the ice with Christine by confessing he was a big fan
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"And then he went away with England the next day so I didn’t see him for a couple of weeks. But we spoke on the phone every single night while he was away and one night we spoke for four hours.

"So by the time we met again which was a couple of weeks later, we’d done all the awkward chats. I knew straight away it could be serious because I knew we could be mates and he made me laugh and we laughed a lot on the phone."

How many children do they have?

Christine and Frank already share daughter Patricia Charlotte Lampard, who they welcomed in September 2018.

Christine and Frank with his daughters Luna and Isla
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Frank is also dad to Luna, 12, and Isla, 10, from a previous relationship, and Christine dotes on her two stepdaughters.

When did they get married?

Christine went from being Bleakley to Lampard when she said 'I do' to Frank in 2015.

They got married in 2015
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The stunning couple are adding to their family
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They'd been engaged since 2011 and tied the knot just a few days before Christmas on December 20, 2015.

Christine looked stunning in her gown and Frank was dapper in a classic tuxedo and bow tie.

They looked so in love as they shared a kiss as man and wife surrounded by white roses.

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