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.

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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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