Jorginho is moved by touching celebration of his Champions League triumph in Italian restaurant


Jorginho is moved by touching celebration of his Champions League triumph in Italian restaurant as Chelsea star is presented with giant glass full of dessert and applauded by the staff

  • The Blues midfielder played the full match as his side beat Manchester City 1-0 
  • And staff at a London restaurant gave the 29-year-old a joyous standing ovation 
  • Jorginho was visibly moved by the emotional celebrations in the Twitter video
  • Italian was named in Roberto Mancini’s squad and is set to feature in Euro 2020 

Jorginho received a touching tribute to his Champions League win in an Italian restaurant, with staff giving the Chelsea midfielder a standing ovation.

The central midfielder helped the Blues win the European showpiece against Manchester City at the Estadio do Dragao in Porto on May 29, winning his first title in the competition.

And a video released on Twitter showed Jorginho’s meal presented to him in a giant glass before workers at the Gola restaurant in west London surprised him by playing the Champions League music and hailing his efforts, leaving him visibly moved.

Jorginho received a touching celebration of his Champions League win at an Italian restaurant

Jorginho received a touching celebration of his Champions League win at an Italian restaurant

The Chelsea star received a standing ovation and was presented with a meal in a giant glass

The Chelsea star received a standing ovation and was presented with a meal in a giant glass

The Chelsea star received a standing ovation and was presented with a meal in a giant glass

Midfielder Jorginho helped Chelsea win the Champions League against Manchester City 1-0

Midfielder Jorginho helped Chelsea win the Champions League against Manchester City 1-0

Midfielder Jorginho helped Chelsea win the Champions League against Manchester City 1-0

After receiving a kiss on the forehead, the 29-year-old hid his face and wiped his eyes as staff clapped and cheered, before holding the huge full glass aloft.

The post’s caption read: ‘Jorginho being celebrated in an Italian restaurant in London after winning the Champions League with Chelsea,’ followed by a crown emoji. 

Former Napoli star Jorginho has divided opinion among Chelsea supporters during his stint at the club after signing for £50million in July 2018.

The Italian playmaker was named in Roberto Mancini's squad and is set to feature at Euro 2020

The Italian playmaker was named in Roberto Mancini's squad and is set to feature at Euro 2020

The Italian playmaker was named in Roberto Mancini’s squad and is set to feature at Euro 2020

He has played regularly since then, with 141 appearances and 17 goals in all competitions in three seasons, and was the top scorer in the Premier League for Thomas Tuchel’s side – although all seven strikes were penalties.

Although described by some fans as monotonous and one-dimensional in possession, his passing range and the control he can wield on matches has seen him become a crucial cog in the midfield alongside the relentless N’Golo Kante.

Jorginho was born in Brazil, but has been capped 28 times by Italy and after being named in Roberto Mancini’s Euro 2020 squad is set to feature for the Italians at the tournament this summer.



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