Lampard vows to contribute in his last World Cup

09:03, June 12, 2010      

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England midfielder Frank Lampard has vowed to make his last World Cup one to remember for England and he believes the experience in the squad could be a crucial factor in their bid for success.

Lampard, 31, is determined to make up for the disappointment of 2006 World Cup in Germany when he failed to fire on all cylinders before England lost in the quarter-finals to Portugal.

"The confidence in ourselves is quite similar to four years ago when there was the same kind of build-up pre-Germany. A lot of us are maybe more confident in a way because of the experience of having been there." Lampard said.

England will play the United States in the Group C opener in Rustenburg on Saturday. The group also includes Algeria and Slovenia.

Source:Xinhua
Special Report: World Cup 2010

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