‘I don’t give a f*** about it, we won the f****** Champions League!’: Chelsea’s hero Kai Havertz has perfect answer to question about his £89m price tag after scoring the goal to sink Man City
- Kai Havertz scored the decisive goal as Chelsea defeated Manchester City
- German kept his composure to settle Champions League final in 42nd minute
- Chelsea paid a club record £89million to sign Havertz from Bayer Leverkusen
- He was asked live on BT Sport whether he felt his transfer fee had been repaid
- And the 21-year-old turned the airwaves blue with a cheeky response
Kai Havertz has the perfect riposte to a question about his £89million price tag after firing Chelsea to Champions League glory.
The Blues broke the bank to sign the German playmaker from Bayer Leverkusen last summer, paying a club record fee, but Havertz already has a place in club legend.
Picked out by an excellent through pass by Mason Mount three minutes before half-time in Porto, Havertz kept his composure to round Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson and finish into an empty net.
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Chelsea match-winner Kai Havertz had a the perfect response when asked about his club record £89million transfer fee following their Champions League final win
The German delighted team-mate Cesar Azpilicueta with his sweary response to the question
The delighted 21-year-old was interviewed live on BT Sport after the final whistle confirmed the second Champions League victory in Chelsea’s history.
Interviewer Des Kelly asked Havertz if he felt he’d now repaid a big chunk of his £89m fee.
A smiling Havertz replied: ‘To be honest I don’t give a f*** about it, we won the f****** Champions League.’
He was promptly embraced by the giggling Cesar Azpilicueta as Kelly was forced to apologise for the ‘fruity’ language broadcast live to millions watching at home.
Chelsea beat Manchester City 1-0 in Porto to lift the Champions League trophy again
Chelsea’s matchwinner lifts the trophy during the lap of honour that followed their win
Picked out by Mason Mount’s through pass on 42 minutes, Havertz rounded keeper Ederson
The German then kept his composure – and balance – to slot the ball into an empty net
It was Havertz’s first goal in the Champions League and he certainly picked his moment.
‘Incredible team, we deserved it. I waited a long time [to score in the competition],’ he added. ‘I want to thank my family, my parents, my brother, my grandparents.’
Azpilicueta was full of praise for the young German, saying: ‘He deserves that. He’s a superstar. He gave us the Champions League. He ran like crazy.’
Havertz celebrates with a knee slide after scoring what proved to be the winning goal
The 21-year-old certainly picked his moment to open his Champions League account
Chelsea withstood late City pressure to lift the Champions League for the second time, having previously won the competition in 2012.
City’s wait for European success continues, as does Pep Guardiola’s wait for a third Champions League to add to those won with Barcelona in 2009 and 2011.
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