Chelsea captain Cesar Azpilicueta shared a touching second with the membership’s proprietor Roman Abramovich after main the facet to their second Champions League win on Saturday.
The Blues conquered Manchester City, beating them 1-Zero in Porto because of Kai Havertz’s decisive first-half strike.
For lots of the faces within the Chelsea workforce, this has all occurred in a short time.
Most of the beginning XI at the moment are comparatively latest signings or younger academy graduates.
Nevertheless, for membership captain Azpilicueta this has been an extended journey which began after Chelsea’s first win in 2012.
The Spaniard was signed in the summertime following this triumph and has labored for 9 years to copy the glory.
On Saturday evening, he lastly achieved this aim.
Azpilicueta shared an emotional dialog with proprietor Abramovich after the full-time whistle.
The defender stated: “I don’t know the place the trophy is, however I’ll carry it to you as a result of it’s yours.”
They then embraced and the Russian caught round to shake fingers with the whole squad.
Azpilicueta delivered on his promise, bringing the cup again to Abramovich so they may take photos with it collectively.
Chelsea supervisor Thomas Tuchel met Abramovich for the primary time on Saturday evening – an distinctive first impression.
The German boss arrived in west London again in January with Chelsea struggling for a high 4 end and searching unlikely to make any waves within the knockout levels of the European Cup.
He changed membership legend Frank Lampard within the Stamford Bridge hotseat and he’s turned them into European champions in simply 124 days.