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Chelsea boss Grant explains emotional celebration

Chelsea boss Avram Grant has explained his emotional celebration at the end of last night's Champions League triumph over Liverpool.

Grant spoke of his personal celebration at the end, when he peeled off his jacket, strode towards the pitch and fell to his knees, with his head in his hands.

"Today was Holocaust day in my country, and I will be making a visit to Auschwitz tomorrow," said the Israeli coach.

"This was a special day for me. Hard but very special. My father buried my grandfather with his own hands, so this day always has an extra significance. My father was the most optimistic and strong person I have ever known, so to reach the Champions League Final today of all days was unbelievable.

"It means so much to me and I am really proud of everyone at the club. Every last one, from the owner down."

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