Chelsea defender Cahill: Drogba rings shocked us all

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill admits Didier Drogba surprised his former teammates with their Champions League rings last week.

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill admits Didier Drogba surprised his former teammates with their Champions League rings last week.

Drogba decided to buy “Superbowl” style commemorative rings for his team-mates and staff at a personal cost thought to be around £800,000.

"It was an amazing surprise," said Cahill. "I had no idea when he came in and called us all together. I was very touched. It was extremely generous for a start because it was his idea and no-one needs to go out and do that. Not just for us for the staff as well.

"It shows what his character is. He is a great lad. It reminds us of what a great achievement it was. He said that's why he did it, so that none of us forget what a huge achievement it was.

"It’s something I'll keep for the rest of my life but I’m not sure it’s a ring I’d wear. I'm not flashy. It’s more of a memento. It's personal and individual to every player and something you want to save.'"

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