Dave Barnard, the club secretary, had retired to his room cradling the trophy and charged with keeping it close. "Because, if it had gone missing, it would have been his fault," said Buck. Someone, one day, may have to own up to making a considerable dent in the silverware itself, just beneath the engraving "Chelsea Football Club 2012", though this was not the time to be talking of depressions of any kind.
Read the rest of Dominic Fifield's breathless account of Chelsea's wild & cathartic celebrations. Now tell me, who made this massive dent in the trophy, and how did they do it? I'll trot out some ideas in a poll, but feel free to posit your own scenarios in the comments below.
And oh yeah-- WE WON THE CHAMPIONS' LEAGUE!
Who dented the Cup-- and how?
Bran swiped it with a bear paw in frustration at not being able to maul Ribery (35 votes)
John Terry kneed it after seeing the squat thing out of the corner of his eye & thinking it was Alexis Sanchez (31 votes)
RDM walked back in after the presser and Drogs tried to head it to him (12 votes)
David Luiz was wowing some lovely ladies with Capoeira moves & accidentally booted it (59 votes)
Lamps wore it as a diving helmet into the pool but dived into the shallow end by accident (He's fine though) (4 votes)
Petr Cech stared at the trophy too hard and it buckled like Robben & Schweinsteiger (186 votes)
Juan Mata is also an international assassin and shot it accidentally as he was trying to shoot "Johnny Kills" into the dressing room wall (11 votes)
Torres invited his friend Sergio Ramos over, who somehow dropped it under a bus (68 votes)
Ramires looked so adorable the cup just crumpled out of sheer delight (49 votes)
Other (Write in below) (5 votes)
460 total votes