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Chelsea Send Star Items to National Football Museum

Originally published on: 10 August 2011


Chelsea FC have kindly supplied items relating to two of their current star players to the National Football Museum.

A matchworn Champions’ League shirt signed by Ivorian striker Didier Drogba will be on display in the museum, representing the global reach and appeal of the English game in the Premier League era.

Also at the museum is one of goalkeeper Petr Cech's now-famous protective headguards. The Czech international suffered a skull fracture during a game in 2006 and has worn a special headguard in games ever since. The item will appear in the museum section dedicated to explaining what it takes, physically and mentally, to be a great defensive player.

Our thanks go to Chelsea FC for providing us with these items.

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