Chelsea stars to pocket N5.8bn each after winning 2nd Champions League title
- Chelsea stars are £10million richer after winning this season's Champions League title
- The Blues stunned Man City 1-0 at Estadio do Dragao to cart home the European title
- It is understood Chelsea players agreed to the bonus at the start of the season
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Chelsea stars reportedly pocketed an eyewatering £10million for beating rivals Man City to win this season's Champions League title.
The Blues stunned Pep Guardiola's men by a solitary goal at Estadio do Dragao on the night of Saturday, May 29, to cart home the prestigious European title.
Last summer's record signing Kai Havertz emerged match hero for Chelsea, with his sole goal scored in the first half making all the difference.
Despite beating Real Madrid in the semis on their route to the final, the west Londoners were heavy underdogs against City but never looked like losing after Havertz found the back of the net just two minutes before the break.
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Ben Chilwell did enough to feed Mason Mount, with the Chelsea academy graduate laying it on the plate for Havertz to score.
SunSport now reports Chelsea stars' triumph in Europe will see them bank an eyewatering KSh 15 billion as a bonus.
The publication revealed the bonus was agreed at the start of the season when nobody gave the Stamford Bridge dwellers any hope of winning the coveted silverware.
It is understood Thomas Tuchel's wards had already earned a tasty £5m (about KSh 7.5 billion) wind after getting past Madrid earlier in the month, before adding a similar amount to their pockets for stunning Man City.
Reacting to the victory in Porto, Tuchel was full of praise for his stars, hailing them for their determination after beating all odds to emerge European champions.
"It is unbelievable. What a fight. We made it 1-0. You could feel it getting closer. The players were determined to win this," the German said.
"We wanted to be a stone in their shoe, the stone in the clockwork of Manchester City. We encourage everybody to step up and step out, to be braver and create dangerous counter-attacks. It was a tough physical game. We had to help each other out," he added.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that N'Golo Kante has proven to be humble in every aspect of the his life as he gave the Champions League trophy a simple pat with both hands while his teammates kissed it, Sport Bible, Twitter.
The France international produce a man-of-the-match display as Chelsea scooped their second Champions League title over Premier League rivals Man City.
The 30-year-old who ended the season without a goal in all competitions has now won the biggest trophies in football including, World Cup, Premier League, Champions League and the FA Cup.