Chelsea wins Champions League, Olivier Giroud brings glory to Christ

This Saturday the Chelsea Blues, Olivier Giroud's team coached by Thomas Tuchel won the Champions League. The opportunity for the French player to display his faith in God. 

Saturday night concluded the Champions League in a match between the Chelsea Blues to the Citizens of Manchester City. And it's the London club that won the cup thanks to a goal from Kai Havertz. Although he remained on the bench during this final, Olivier Giroud, who regularly posts his Christian faith, celebrated his team's victory in giving glory to god.

In a photo posted to More than athletic, Christian movement at the service of all sportsmen in search of meaning, we can see the World Champion wearing a t-shirt bearing the inscription "More than conquerors in Christ who loved us" proudly holding the Champions League Cup with both hands.

On his personal Twitter account, the player crowned top scorer of the Blues on the 2020-2021 edition thanks to his six goals, also published two photos of him alongside the cup, with the caption: "Breakfast with my new baby".

Asked by RMC Sports, the player did not fail to express his joy and pride.

“It's extraordinary, we had a remarkable journey, we released very big ones like Real, Atlético. Porto was not easy either. We played against a superb City team, it didn't play out much, but it was in the details ”.

This victory is “a childhood dream” for the French striker who looks back on the three games he played as a starter in this competition, saying he would like to “take advantage of every moment”.

“The most beautiful competition with the club is a childhood dream. I had the chance to score a few goals this year, having played three starting games. It is a great pride, I would like to take advantage of every moment. It's rare, it's a treat. "

The player is already looking to the future and believes that the Euro is missing from his record. "I am not satisfied to be vice-champion of Europe" he declared at the microphone of RMC Sports. "I really hope that we will have a great competition this summer" he added as he prepares to join the France team to prepare for Euro 2021.

Camille Westphal Perrier

Image Credit: MDI /

Article originally published in May 2021.

© Info Chrétienne - Short partial reproduction authorized followed by a link "Read more" to this page.


Info Chrétienne being an online press service recognized by the Ministry of Culture, your donation is tax deductible up to 66%.