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Ballack emotional after Chelsea comeback

Michael Ballack admits he was emotional after making his comeback for Chelsea in last week's Carling Cup victory over Liverpool.

Now the Germany captain is hoping to return to Barclays Premier League action against Blackburn at Ewood Park today.

Ballack said: "I think it was a great moment for me. It was exciting and emotional, a new feeling, after a long time out.

"To get this support from the fans, I have to say thank you to everyone who supported me, the doctors, the physios, the players. That's a big motivation for me to help Chelsea in the next weeks and months.

"It's always good if you are involved in a goal, especially in the first game back, it was a good moment for me to come in.

"Blackburn are a good side, they play good football, it's not easy against them, very difficult."

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