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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