He helped New York City FC thrash
Frank Lampard remains among the best goalscoring midfielders the Premier League has ever seen.
But his start to life with New York City FC has not been smooth, with the new club's fans not warming to him after he initially spent time on loan at Manchester City rather than playing in Major League Soccer straight away.
That culminated in him being booed when he came on as a sub in May during a humiliating derby match.
But he has now become the first NYFC player to score a hat-trick as he and his team-mates, who include former Italy and Spain legends Andrea Pirlo and David Villa, thrashed Kevin Doyle's Colorado Rapids: