Frank Lampard wants more boys to get into reading

  • 28 March 2014

Footie ace Frank Lampard has teamed up with the Premier League and the National Literacy Trust to get more boys reading.

He's used to exciting fans with his boots, but the Chelsea and England midfielder has a growing reputation for keeping fans on the edge of their seats with his books too.

The National Literacy Trust say not enough kids are reading and that's why Frank has joined forces with them.

Nel went to meet him and hear about why he thinks books are a big deal.

He also talked about what it was like as a child finding a balance between football and homework - find out what Frank would do first...

And Nel spoke to Premier League Chief Exec, Richard Scudamore, about what the National Literacy Trust and the Premier League are doing to promote reading levels for boys.