Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech was proud to be captain for last night's Champions League win over Bayer Leverkusen.

The 29-year-old skippered the side after John Terry was left out of the squad against the Bundesliga outfit.

He told his personal website: "I take it as a huge reward for my services. It is a big privilege to be the captain of one of the world's best football clubs, especially in the Champions League.

"It could not have come out better. I saved two chances and we won 2-0.

"It was a perfect game with all that it involves."

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