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Jorginho And Emerson Are The First Players In History To Pick Up Champions League, Euros, And Super Cup Medals In The Same Year

Byzinoloaded

Aug 12, 2021

Jorginho, Emerson made history in Chelsea’s Super Cup win against Villarreal on Wednesday in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

After 120 minutes of football ended 1-1, Chelsea went on to win 6-5 on penalties to land their first Super Cup title since 1998.

Following the win, Jorginho and Emerson are the first players in football history to win the UEFA Champions LeagueEuropean Championship, and Super Cup in the same year.

While for Jorginho, he is the only player that has played in every final.

Jorginho came in during the second half and converted one of Chelsea’s spot-kick while Emerson was an unused substitute.

Chelsea broke the deadlock in the 27th minute through Hakim Ziyech before Gerard Moreno equalized for Villarreal.

The game dragged on without both sides finding the winner which was eventually settled via penalty shootout.

Kepa Arrizabalaga emerged as the hero for the Blues as he made two saves to land Chelsea’s second UEFA Super Cup title.

 

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