John Terry’s emotional farewell speech for Chelsea
It was a day of tribute, honor and Farewell than a football match today for Chelsea. It was all too obvious when John Terry left for his departure in the 26th minute, but Chelsea at least concluded the formality against Sunderland of winning the play. As, they truly destitute a Premier League record with this 5-1 by becoming the first one to win 30 matches in a series, and established themselves up for upcoming Saturday’s FA Cup final contrary to Arsenal.
The moment was obviously a nice and touchy for Terry and entirely at Chelsea, however it was a somewhat unusual one from a football viewpoint, as many of the Sunderland footballers just watched on in the mid of what was hypothetically a competitive match. A number of of those Sunderland footballers will have grasped this earlier. Attention, given that they chanced to be the opposition the last time Chelsea did this was for Didier Drogba at the end of the 2014-15 series.
John Terry, 36, whose agreement finishes this summer, reverted to the ground to say cheerio afterward Chelsea’s 5-1 win over Sunderland confirmed a record breaching 30th Premier League success in a season. Together Terry and Cahill raised the trophy beforehand Terry make a speech to the crowd.
“This is one of the most difficult days of my life,” he said, pausing to try and control his emotions. “I’ve been very fortunate to work with some unbelievable players and managers in my career. I’m so grateful to every single one of you. Thank you. “
He adds, “We all have to thank this man up here as well, Mr Roman Abramovich. I’d personally like to thank him. He’s put an awful lot of money into this club, but this man cares about this football club, from the U8s to the first-team. He gives us the opportunity. On behalf of myself, the players and the supporters, thank you very much.”
He said, “I’d like to thank my wife and my kids. The support you’ve given me is amazing. Thank you, I love you. Lastly, you guys the fans, the best supporters in the world without a shadow of a doubt. You’ve given me everything from the age of 17 when I first started out. You picked me up when I was down, sung my name when I’ve had bad days and disappointed you as well. Thank you will never ever be enough, but I’ll tell you what: I’ll be back here one day. I’m going to be supporting the players and the club from the bottom of my heart. Thank you so much, I love you all.”
“I’m going to have a few weeks off before deciding anything. Every ex-player says play as long as you can, it is great advice. I want to play, that is why I have called it a day at Chelsea ,I didn’t want to stand in the way.There are big characters in changing room. Cahill stepped in and took the armband, Luiz is good as well, he’s matured since come back. Cesc is a big character. I’m looking to them three to pull the dressing room on.”
The champion in Antonio Conte will be satisfied at that; the club image in Terry was for the moment pleased with his departure.