Chelsea keeper Schwarzer: Indonesian football passion just amazing

Chelsea signing Mark Schwarzer is excited to be playing in Indonesia.

Chelsea signing Mark Schwarzer is excited to be playing in Indonesia.

With a sell-out crowd expected at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium, Schwarzer expects an intense support for the Blues, whose number of 'Likes' on Facebook is higher than anywhere else in the world, including England.

"You can see the reaction of the people all around Asia, and in Indonesia I think we'll see an even bigger reaction, they're absolutely mad about football and it's going to be a unique experience," the goalkeeper told chelseafc.com.

"It's a long time since I've been to Indonesia, and it was the same with Malaysia, but I have travelled a lot around Asia in international football and the climates and conditions are very similar here. It pushes you to the limit, they're very extreme conditions compared to what we are used to playing in in the Premier League."

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