Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, has stated that the Blues’ 2012 UEFA Champions League last victory in opposition to Bayern Munich in Germany was among the best moments of his profession.
Drogba acknowledged this on the UEFA Finest Award and Champions League group stage draw which was held on Thursday night in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Ivory Coast legend was joined by his former Chelsea team-mate Florent Malouda as he obtained the UEFA President’s Award and the duo shared recollections of their crowning second with Chelsea in opposition to Bayern.
“I feel it’s among the best moments in my profession, if not the very best,” Drogba, who scored Chelsea’s late equaliser and the winner within the shoot-out in that last in opposition to Bayern stated.
“I had a supervisor after I was in Le Mans who instructed me “you don’t must play 90 minutes, 10 minutes is sufficient so that you can make the distinction”.
“At first, I used to be pissed off, however I realized the way to use these 10 minutes and be environment friendly. So all these objectives within the final minutes, I feel it is usually due to this lesson.”
Additionally reacting, Malouda, who was one of many gamers making his final Chelsea look that night time in opposition to Bayern Munich, added: “It was I feel the best achievement of our life. We might have been chasing that trophy for thus lengthy.
“We have been shut in Moscow, it was 4 years earlier with numerous drama as effectively, penalty kicks.
“That point for this squad, it was a really emotional night time, as a result of we knew after that everybody would go their separate methods, however we knew we did one thing nice and we celebrated as a lot as we may. We loved it!”.