Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech and former Arsenal says his ice hockey debut for Guildford Phoenix is the realisation of a childhood fantasy.
Cech, a Champions League winner with Chelsea, produced a man-of-the-match functionality as his match-winning penalty shootout save helped his on Sunday to a success against Swindon Wildcats 2.
The 37-year-old signed in the conclusion of last season week after his first retirement from football for Phoenix, who play 2.
It is sort of a childhood dream to come and play with 1 game, which includes [now] occurred, said Cech, whose punishment save as netminder preserved Phoenixs best start in the third game of the year.
Nobody will ever take this away from me, which is really nice.
Cech hopes his surprise shift of sport, where he will compete along with functioning as performance and technical adviser at Chelsea, may behave as motivation to think in accomplishing their goals.
If you have a fantasy and you pursue it and you do everything to make it happen… Ive done that in soccer and all my dreams have come true, he added.
I said,this might be the final dream I was expecting to [tick off]. However, I worked hard for it.
I think that it can act as a tool for the young players to know that in the event you pursue your dreams, then great things could happen.
Cech, that wore a custom made helmet that carried the colors of Chelsea and prior clubs Arsenal, confessed he had wanted to become an ice hockey player as a kid, however, his family were not able to pay for the expense of the gear.
He revealed Didier Drogba and former Chelsea team-mates John Terry had delivered him good fortune messages in the lead-up to his very first look.
The Czechs introduction was observed by for a fixture that would get between 50 and 70 audiences more than 900 people at the Guildford Spectrum.

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