Thiago Silver reveals he was always made the scapegoat whenever his former club fails
Former Paris Saint-Germain defender Thiago Silver has disclosed he was always victimized for the club’s failure. The French giant were defeated in last season Champions League final by Bayern Munich.
Silver is delighted to end his wait for European trophy after a going through a lot of pressure at Paris Saint-Germain.
And Silver a member of Chelsea’s winning team for the 2020/21 Champions League title believes it was unfair for people to singly point him out whenever PSG suffers a defeat in the Champions League.
The Brazilian has been a staunch member of the Chelsea squad and could only complete 30 minutes of action in the final against Man City after sustaining an injury during the match.
However, Chelsea remained firm at the back after Silver was substituted, and when ahead to beat Manchester City 1-0 to lift the Champions League trophy.
Chelsea lifted the Uefa Champions League trophy for the second time in their history after Kai Havertz strike proved to be decisive in the final against City at the Estadio do Dragao.
Speaking to RMC Sports, Thiago Silver said: “It’s incredible. It’s the most important moment of my career. It’s unforgettable. I am really very happy. To have this cup is huge. My injury? A lot of things have happened in my head.
“Getting out of the game very early was difficult for me. But at this level, we cannot be at 70 per cent. But I’m happy because the team stayed calm and defended well.
“We suffered, but we did it well. In the end, we are rewarded for everything we have done. It’s special for me, especially considering the pressure we had in Paris to win it.
“Whenever Paris was eliminated, people wanted to find a culprit and it was me all the time. It’s too bad.
“I hope Paris will win it in the future, because I left a lot of friends there. And I will always stay red and blue.”
What is next for Thiago Silver at Chelsea
Despite not being able to complete the final against Manchester City, Chelsea is expected to trigger the one-year extension in Thiago Silver’s contract.
The 36-year-old’s experience and cool head at the back has helped the Blues to reach new heights in 2020-21 and reports indicates he is eager for more success at the Stamford Bridge.