Petr Cech fulfils childhood dream in ice hockey debut for Guildford PhoenixCat:未分類
For Guildford Phoenix is the realisation of a childhood dream, former Arsenal and Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech says his ice hockey introduction.
Cech, a Champions League winner with Chelsea, produced a functionality as his match-winning penalty shootout rescue assisted his fresh team-mates to a victory against Swindon Wildcats two.
The 37-year-old signed in the conclusion of last season after his retirement from professional football Phoenix, who perform in National Ice Hockey League South 2.
It is sort of a childhood dream to come and play 1 game, which has [now] occurred, said Cech, whose penalty save as netminder maintained Phoenixs ideal start in the next game of the year.
Nobody could ever take this away from me, that is truly wonderful.
Cech hopes his surprise change of game, in which he will compete together with functioning as performance and technical advisor at Chelsea, may behave for youngsters as motivation to think in accomplishing their goals.
If you have a fantasy and you pursue it and then you do all to allow it to happen… Ive done that in soccer and all my dreams come true, he further added.
I said,this might be the final dream I was expecting to [tick off]. However, I worked out for this.
I think it can act as something for your young players to understand that if you pursue your dreams, then great things could happen.
Cech, who wore a custom made helmet that carried the colors of clubs Arsenal and Chelsea, admitted he had desired to become a hockey baseball player as a young child, however, his family were not able to afford the expense of the gear.
He revealed former Chelsea team-mates John Terry and Didier Drogba had sent him good luck messages in the lead-up to his first appearance.
The Czechs introduction was viewed by over 900 people in the Guildford Spectrum.
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