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Jorginho broke down in tears after captaining Chelsea to the Champions League final in touching scenes at the final whistle.
He collapsed to his knees and shed a tear in a heart-warming sequence which didn't go unnoticed by Chelsea fans.
Supporters on social media loved their skipper's reaction to securing a spot in the European showpiece against Manchester City.
This was such a heart-warming moment, seeing him tearing up like this at full time! Jorginho you've earned the respect of EVERY Chelsea fan & I'm sure no one will doubt this man again! pic.twitter.com/6tDs1ieyS0- Nouman (@nomifooty) May 5, 2021
Jorginho started as a backup midfielder in Serie B. Cried at full time after captaining Chelsea into the CL final.- Ayden (@AydenMalek) May 5, 2021
Kanté rejected by every academy started his career in the 3rd French division. MOTM performance against Madrid's midfield 3 while fasting.
This is football heritage :blue_heart::blue_heart: pic.twitter.com/wAdyTeZkkb- Jaunty Jorginho (@chelsholic007) May 5, 2021
Any player that gives their all for the badge deserves respect, but after all of the criticism, Jorginho deserves so much more. Masterclass performance. pic.twitter.com/wMI076L0Xf- JMH (@ChelseaCentral_) May 5, 2021
Nah I can't hate on Jorginho anymore tbh, been extremely harsh with him but after tonight he's become one of my fav players pic.twitter.com/lpGhLfam6E- N (@Nino12x) May 5, 2021
Genuinely happy for Jorginho to be in the final.- Benjamin. D:keycap_ten:S Immortale. (@casertacampania) May 5, 2021
But it appears their supporters are finally warming to the Brazilian-born midfield star.
One wrote: "Best moment of the night. Jorginho has been immense in our journey to the final. One last step remains."
A second tweeted: "This man has played his heart out this season, well deserved praise...That tackle on Benzema during the breakaway to wards the end."
A third added: "My respect for him has gone SO SO SO HIGH. A proper warrior. No wonder why Pep was so upset when he didn't get him."
The Blues are in a commanding position to finish in the top four in the league and have not one but two cup finals to look forward to this month.
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