Rickie Lambert's story could be that of many of those players who live by lower levels waiting for an opportunity. Of that type of player loved by the fans of the club where he plays but away from the big stadiums and big spotlights. That of a great player who receives his award at the last minute but as the saying: “Better late than never”.
And this player born in 1982, He spent much of his career in lower divisions fields. He debuted with Blackpool and up 2009, He played for Macclesfield, Stockport County, Rochdale and Bristol Rovers. All in lower categories. When the 27 years fichó Southampton, the English side walked through the underworld of British football.
In fact, Lambert, not debut in the Premier League until 2012 when Southampton won promotion to the top flight. It was the season 2012/13 and Lambert on his way to meet 31 years. From there her career took the same speed as a Formula 1. His goals in the Premier and his amazing game, They won him to go summoned to England in 2013, well past thirty and reach the club of your dreams, a large English football as Liverpool 32 years.
The Anfield, They paid almost 7 million pounds for a striker who previously would have considered veteran. In three years his career has been more fruitful than the previous ones where copper was not beating so kind and well maintained fields such as the Premier League. The best example to show that football is not always fair but ultimately if you fight you can achieve your dreams. Rickie Lambert, It is never too late to triumph.