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Emotional Terry (36) praises Chelsea owner Abramovich to bid farewell

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Emotional Terry (36) praises Chelsea owner Abramovich to bid farewell

John Terry was emotional after Sunday against Sunderland (5-1) in his last league game played for Chelsea. The 36-year-old defender after nineteen seasons goodbye to the ‘Blues’.

“This is one of the hardest days of my life. In my career I have worked with the legendary players and managers are allowed to work and I am all of them grateful. One day come back here and I will have the team support like never before,” said Terry after the end of his last game at Stamford Bridge.

The captain, who, since 1998, under contract to Chelsea, it was against Sunderland after 26 minutes from the field, taken in the context of a publiekswissel. Terry played his entire period in London, wearing number 26.

The 78-fold international of England secured two weeks ago with Chelsea of the championship title this season, his fifth championship in total with the ‘Blues’.

Terry won in addition, once the Champions League five times, the FA Cup three times, the League Cup twice, the Community Shield and once in the Europa League. He can be the number of victories in the FA Cup still jacking up to six. Chelsea will play Saturday at Wembley in the final of the cup against Arsenal.

John Terry (36) says goodbye to Chelsea

John Terry played Sunday against Sunderland (5-1) in his last league game for Chelsea.
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The 36-year-old defender took a publiekswissel farewell to Stamford Bridge.
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The 78-fold international of England secured two weeks ago with Chelsea of the championship title this season.
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That is already his fifth championship in total with the ‘Blues’.
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Terry won in addition, once the Champions League five times, the FA Cup three times, the League Cup twice, the Community Shield and once in the Europa League.
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Abramovich

In his acceptance speech had Terry especially compliments about for Roman Abramovich since 2003, the owner of Chelsea. The defender realizes that the Russian lender has had an important part in the success of the club. Almost all prices in the history of Chelsea were conquered after his arrival.

“Roman is the best owner in the whole world,” thinks Terry. “He will find every aspect within Chelsea important and the club has since his arrival really lifted to a higher level. We must all be very grateful.”

Terry still has no final decision made about his future as a professional footballer, but the Englishman does have the intention to go.

“I have to leave Chelsea because I have the talents not in the way wants to be,” explains Terry. “But I would love to have one or perhaps two years on the field. I’m going first with my family on vacation, and then create a final decision about my future.”

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