‘It was written’, says Drogba after Chelsea’s Champions League triumph

Chelsea hero Didier Drogba was overcome with joy after helping the Blues become European champions in Munich.

Drogba’s late equaliser rescued them before his decisive kick in a penalty shoot-out cliched an incredible victory.

Drogba declared: “It was fate. I believe a lot in destiny. I pray a lot.

“It was written a long time ago. God is wonderful. This team is amazing. I’m very happy. Life is fantastic.”

Stand-in skipper Frank Lampard added: “I can’t believe it. The season we have had, the determination and spirit we have shown.

“Our main man Didier Drogba has dug us out there. He is a hero. Without him we are not here. He scores the goals in the big games. This is the one we really wanted.”

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