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Chelsea defender Cahill proud of stunning Messi tackle

Chelsea defender Gary Cahill was proud of his performance in victory over Champions League opponents Barcelona.

One memorable tackle on Lionel Messi was a highlight of the young centre-half's night.

The challenge led to an outburst of 'there's only one Gary Cahill' from the home support - the first time that has happened since his move to Stamford Bridge.

"I could hear that being sung and it was obviously tremendous and a proud moment for me," Cahill said.

"You can't get the ball off him (Messi) can you?! Even if you have four or five surrounding him, but I managed to get the tackle in."

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