Enzo Fernandez gives his Chelsea shirt to young fan after tiny pitch invader ran up to him in tears after Dortmund win


ENZO FERNANDEZ gave his Chelsea shirt to a young fan who ran up to him in floods of tears after the Champions League win over Borussia Dortmund. Chelsea turned around a one-goal deficit in the second leg to book their place in the Champions League quarter-finals.

Raheem Sterling and Kai Havertz got the goals to send Chelsea through to the next round and ease pressure on under-fire boss Graham Potter. World Cup winner Fernandez played a starring role at Stamford Bridge, and a full-time he was greeted by a young fan who ran onto the pitch to meet him.

Fernandez handed the teary fan his match worn shirt and gave him a hug. The midfielder said: "It touched my heart when the boy ran out to come and see me. "He came and asked for my shirt. It was such a special moment because he wanted to see me and he gave me a quick hug.

"It made me feel even more connected with the fans. "I love getting to know the fans and the trust that the have in me is incredible. I feel at home." One fan said on Twitter: "Not a Chelsea fan but I absolutely love this. "Players have the chance to leave a huge positive impression on the young generation. Long may it continue."

Another said: "This is why Argentina are the deserved World Cup Champions." A third tweeted: "Best thing I have seen today." Chelsea need to desperately turn their domestic season around with Potter's men sat tenth in the Premier League . They're 11 points off the fourth and final Champions League spot. Up next for the Blues is an away day at Leicester.

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