The 8 foreign players to play 300 games for Chelsea

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Willian became just the 8th foreign player to play 300 games for Chelsea when he played and scored in Chelsea’s 2-1 Champions League victory over Lille.

While many fans know Willian has reached the 300 club, not many know the other foreign players to have reached the milestone at Chelsea.

The other seven foreign players to have reached the 300-club with Chelsea are Cesar Azpilicueta, Gianfranco Zola, Petr Cech, Eden Hazard, John Mikel Obi, Didier Drogba and Branislav Ivanovic.

“I have to be proud of that,” Willian told Chelsea’s official website after reaching 300 games for Chelsea.

“To achieve this number for this club is unbelievable. It was my dream to come to play for Chelsea. Always I wanted to play for this club.

“I had this affection with this club since they made an offer for me when I was at Shakhtar. I started watching the games and supporting this team. I loved the name, ‘Chelsea’. The colour blue. And then I had the chance to play at Stamford Bridge for Shakhtar.”

“When I stop playing, my name will be there,” concludes Willian. “No-one can cross it off. I feel proud of that.”

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