CHELSEA celebrated their Champions League win with their followers 4 months after lifting the trophy.
A shocking fireworks show kicked off proceedings at Stamford Bridge because the Blues kicked off their European defence at house to Zenit.
Chelsea let off fireworks at Stamford Bridge forward of their Champions League opener in opposition to ZenitCredit score: PA
Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin offered Thomas Tuchel with the supervisor of the yr award for 2020/21Credit score: Getty
Edouard Mendy was additionally given the goalkeeper of the yr awardCredit score: Getty
Thomas Tuchel’s facet beat Manchester City 1-0 in Porto in Might to win their first Champions League crown since 2012 because of Kai Havertz’s first-half winner.
They then went on to beat Villarreal on penalties within the Uefa Tremendous Cup so they are surely the kings of Europe for the time being.
Earlier than the Zenit sport – which the Blues won 1-0 thanks to Romelu Lukaku’s strike – Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin was pitchside to current THREE annual awards.
Tuchel swooped Uefa supervisor of the yr for 20-21.
Edouard Mendy bagged goalkeeper of the yr.
And Jorginho picked up participant of the yr.
Jorginho was given the third award and was handed the participant of the yr gongCredit score: AP
The social gathering ambiance gave Chelsea followers the prospect to revel of their group’s success as soon as extra.
And the spectacular pyrotechnics hooked up to the tops of the stands have been the icing on the cake.
Earlier in the summertime, Cesar Azpilicueta proudly paraded the European Cup in front of the supporters.
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The procession got here earlier than their pre-season pleasant at house to Tottenham.
And the West Londoners additionally had the spectacular trophy pitchside for his or her Premier League opener in opposition to Crystal Palace.
If the stunt was designed to intimidate their London rivals, it definitely labored as they thumped the Eagles 3-0.
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