Chelsea FC announced today, Tuesday, that retired legendary goalkeeper Petr Cech has added to his Premier League list.
The 38-year-old Czech goalkeeper is currently working as a technical and performance advisor at Chelsea.
The club stated that it resorted to this step as a precaution due to the increasing number of people infected with the new Corona virus.
Cech retired from football in May 2019 after a busy rally in soccer fields.
Cech joined Arsenal in 2015 after spending 11 seasons with Chelsea, during which the former Czech goalkeeper proved to be one of the best goalkeepers in the world.
Urgent and official: The legend Peter Cech returns from retirement to play with Chelsea again. pic.twitter.com/DW9uawlBml
— CFC SAUDI FANS ™ (@CFCSAUDIFANS) October 20, 2020
Cech holds the record for the number of matches during which he kept a clean sheet with 202, and the 2004-2005 season also witnessed another record as he succeeded in maintaining clean sheets in 22 matches, in addition to his holding the record for the number of matches in which he kept his nets with one club With 162 games for Chelsea.
Cech joined Chelsea in 2004 from French club Rennes to help his team win the Premier League title for the first time in 50 years.
Cech suffered a serious head injury after his encounter with Reading player Stephen Hunt in October 2006, which necessitated his cranial surgery.
The Czech goalkeeper returned to the stadiums 3 months after the injury, wearing a rugby mask.
Cech won the Premier League title with Chelsea 4 times, in addition to 4 titles in the Federation Cup, one title in the European League, 3 titles in the Professional League Cup and the European Champions League in 2012, when he faced 3 penalties during the famous match against Bayern Munich in the final of the tournament .
Altering: Peter Cech (38 years old) amazed everyone in training, the goalkeeper is still fighting better than the current goalkeepers .. Frank Lampard also sees that he retired early and the truth is that Peter is now younger than Caballero! pic.twitter.com/9F0GgYvaug
– ChelseaClubNet (@chelseaclubnet) October 20, 2020
Cech lost his place as a main goalkeeper at Chelsea in 2014 to Thibaut Courtois, and left Stamford Bridge at the end of the same season after setting a record for keeping a clean sheet in 228 games in all competitions with Chelsea.
Cech moved to Arsenal and became the main goalkeeper for the team over the course of 3 seasons, winning the FA Cup in 2017, before losing his role as the main goalkeeper to Bernd Leno.
Cech participated in 124 matches with the Czech Republic over 14 years, before retiring from international football in 2016.