The 36-year-old – the time of his premature departure chiming with his shirt number – was visibly moved when he was replaced by Gary Cahill, who has also stepped in and skippered the team to the title this season.
Terry, who leaves
Terry, though, returned to the pitch after the match to receive the Premier League trophy, the 15th piece of silverware he has lifted. He may also get to raise the FA Cup if
“Today is one of the most difficult days of my life,” said Terry. “I’ve been very fortunate to work with some unbelievable players and managers throughout my career. I’m thankful to every single one of them.
“I’d like to thank Roman Abramovich and all the board. He’s the best owner in world football.”
Terry has yet to decide whether or not to carry on playing, although
Terry appeared on the pitch with his children. “I’d like to thank my wife and my kids for supporting me in this amazing journey I’ve had,” said Terry. “You (the
“You’ve given me everything. You picked me up when I was down, sung my name when I had a bad game and disappointed you.
“I’ll come back here one day, supporting the team for years to come.”
“John Terry’s magnificent