I visited Nigeria not too long ago and I popped into the
football viewing center where I used to watch the English
To my surprise, I saw loads of Chelsea fans, many of them
with the blue jersey, speaking passionately about their
I cast my mind back to about a decade ago and I can't
remember knowing any Chelsea fan.
I remeber when Glen Hoddle was their manager, before
Ruud Gullit took over. I also remeber the glorious moments
Gianfranco Zola gave them.
I then cast my mind to 1998 when Marc Overmar's goal at
Old Trafford won the league for Arsenal over Manchester
United. I remember heated arguments between me (I'm
a die hard Man Utd fan) and Arsenal fans.
There was no Chelsea fan.
What could be the reason for the turn around? Is it because
of Roman Abramovich's millions and the Jose Mourhino's
If it is, then that means they are not true fans.
What do you guys think? Especially the Chelsea "fans" here.