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Football's most intelligent players: from Frank Lampard to Socrates

1 month ago   |   By The Spectator

It isn't difficult to appear intelligent in a sport whose players say things like ‘I've been consistent in patches this season'. But some footballers go above and beyond in the little grey cells department. Here's our guide to the beautiful game's biggest brains:
Frank Lampard
The Chelsea and England legend started early, bagging 12 GCSEs, including Latin, all at A or A*. He has an IQ of ‘well over 150', putting him nearly level with Einstein (160) and securely in the top 0.1% of the UK population. Lampard also found time, while winning his Premiership, FA Cup and Champions League titles...
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