"I am really disappointed with myself (for getting sent-off)," he said. "I lost my head completely and I let the team down. I should not have reacted in that way.
"I let myself down, the Chelsea fans, my homeland - but that is life.
"I have now lost three finals. One Uefa Cup (with Marseille), an African Nations Cup and now the Champions League, but that is football.
"Hopefully I will win the next one."