Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech has just moved to hockey. And he shone to save 2 penalties in the Guildford Phoenix Club debut.
After deciding to hang gloves at the end of last season, Cech was in charge of technical adviser for Chelsea. However, due to too much free time, the Czech legend decided to switch to hockey. And he wore the Guildford Phoenix club shirt.
Recently, Cech made a Guildford Phoenix debut and quickly shone. He made two penalty saves to help the new team to a choking 3-2 victory over Swindon Wildcats. With this impressive performance, Cech did.
Prior to the launch of Guildford Phoenix, Cech revealed: “I am very happy to have the opportunity to wear Guildford Phoenix to experience hockey.”
“I hope to help this young team achieve their goals this season and try to win as many games as possible when I have the opportunity to play. After 20 years of playing professionally, This will be a great experience playing my favorite sport from a young age, “the former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper added.
In the match last night, Cech appeared with a very special hat. He has the logo of both Arsenal and Chelsea, the teams he played as a player. In addition, he also chose to wear the No. 39 shirt to pay homage to Dominik Hasek, a CH Cezch hockey legend.
Last season, Petr Cech still appeared in the goal of Arsenal. Even when it comes to the Gunners, everyone knows the main goalkeeper is Bernd Leno. When Arsenal beat Everton 2-0, they awarded the best player of the match to Cech.
Later, coach Jose Mourinho said he had the honor of letting Cech catch himself at that age. Immediately on the debut, Cech kept the net, helping Chelsea to win against M.U. Then also in the first season, Cech became the first goalkeeper in the Premier League to keep the net throughout 1,000 minutes of play.