A young Liverpool fan desperate to meet hero Fernando Torres ended up becoming part of Chelsea’s Europa League trophy presentation.
Louis Kearns, aged 11, had been at the match with his dad. As Chelsea’s players made their way past Louis’ seat, he was desperate to get up close and personal with Torres and former Liverpool manager Rafa Benitez. read more »
There were none of the heroics of last season’s Champions League final from Petr Cech last night, but the goalkeeper still played a crucial role in ensuring that Chelsea won a European trophy for the second successive season.
However, it was revealed that Cech almost missed the game completely thanks to poor timekeeping. Sky Sports reporter Bryan Swanson revealed that the Chelsea team bus had already pulled out of the hotel when Cech ran out of the hotel. The bus had to stop to allow the keeper on board. read more »
We all love a childish prank now and again, and this Australian news reporter got fooled (or should that be merked) by the script writer this morning.
The reporters were discussing Chelsea’s victory in the Europa League final, and the lady in question started things badly by tripping up over Chelsea player names and even the word ‘Benfica’. read more »
Despite starting one of the internet’s most enduring memes when he changed into full Chelsea kit for last season’s Champions League trophy celebration, John Terry did exactly the same for last night’s Europa League final. read more »