EMOTIONAL MOMENT: Ex Chelsea captain Azpilicueta reveals highest moment of career as he exits Chelsea.
Azpilicueta, has revealed that winning the UEFA Champions League trophy as skipper of the Blues was the highest moment of his career as he leaves the club on Thursday.
Azpilicueta stated this while sending Chelsea fans an emotional message as he ends his 11-year stay at Stamford Bridge.
The Spanish defender will be joining Atletico Madrid on a free transfer from Chelsea.
“I think it would be pretty obvious to pick the highest moment of my career when we won the Champions League in Porto. That moment when we were champions of Europe,” Azpilicueta said in a heartfelt video on Chelsea’s official Twitter account.
“My first trophy as captain, more than that the moment after with my family and with a lot of people that worked so hard to be able to be there.
He added, “It is difficult to express with words what I feel. It has been incredible, and just thank you to everyone it could not happen without the help of a lot of people. What a journey!
“The relationship will stay forever and hopefully one day I can come back and say a proper goodbye.”