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Pedro Becomes The First Player To Win Five Of Football's Biggest Trophies

Pedro Becomes The First Player To Win Five Of Football's Biggest Trophies

After all, the 31-year-old Spanish winger has become the first player in history to win five of the biggest trophies in football.

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That's right, the Chelsea star won the Champions League three times with Barcelona and the Europa League and the Premier League with the Blues.

Outside of his trophy haul in club career, Pedro won the World Cup in 2010 and the Euros in 2012 with Spain.

Following on from the match, the Spain international said that he was delighted to add the Europa League honour to his trophy-laden career.

"I can retire now!" he chuckled.

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"Another title is good for me! It's the first time I have played the Europa League and to win it is special.

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

"I'm very happy to score, and now we can enjoy it all together, with the supporters as well who deserve it.

"We won in a very good way, playing very well and scoring a lot of goals.

"The first half was even, but we moved the ball so fast in the second half, controlling the ball, passing between the lines and creating chances.

"It's an unbelievable feeling for us to win this title. We deserved it."

Credit: PA
Credit: PA

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri was absolutely thrilled at his side's victory in the final, even celebrating the moment by pulling out a cigar.

Meanwhile, Olivier Giroud enjoyed getting one over on his former club after he mocked the Gunners on the Chelsea team boss.

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Topics: Football, Football News, gunners, Chelsea, Europa League, Premier League, Blues, Pedro, Arsenal, Champions League, World Cup, Euros

Adnan Riaz

Adnan Riaz is a journalist for SPORTbible. He studied for a B.A. in History at the University of York and followed it up with an M.A. in Multimedia Journalism at MMU. Before he started writing about sports, he spent over four years in the gaming press. He has worked for several publications, including Hardcore Gamer, LADbible and the Manchester Evening News. Follow him on Twitter to find out what he is working on next. Got a story tip for Adnan? Email him: [email protected]

 

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