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Chelsea hero Cole: Mount goal shows romance alive in football

Chelsea hero Joe Cole was delighted for Mason Mount after he struck in their Champions League semifinal against Real Madrid.

Mount scored late on to seal a 2-0 win for Chelsea against Real Madrid in the second leg of their semi-final at Stamford Bridge as the Blues went through 3-1 on aggregate.

Speaking on BT Sport, Chelsea legend Cole said: “In a couple of weeks where we have seen the ugly side of football.

“For Mason Mount to score the winning goal, he has been at Chelsea since the age of six, he has seen this club win trophies, lose trophies, he would have sat in these stands.

“For him to be the player to put the finishing touches on what was a top-drawer performance from back to form.

“For Mason to do that, that tells me that the romance is still in football."

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