Chelsea Stars Bring Festive Cheer to Chelsea and Westminster

Jose Mourinho and team of star players make seasonal visit to hospital

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Chelsea Football Club manager Jose Mourinho and a group of top players have taken time out their schedule to bring Christmas cheer to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

Andre Shurrle, Kurt Zouma, Gary Cahill and John Terry with patient

The football stars including club captain John Terry, top scorer Diego Costa and World Cup winner Andre Schurrle brought presents and merchandise for children and spent time talking and taking photos with patients and their families on December 9.


Jose Mourinho also visted hospital

Elizabeth McManus (Interim Chief Executive of Chelsea and Westminster Hospital) says: " I was delighted to welcome the Chelsea Football Club players to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital.

" The children and families get so excited about such a special visit and to have presents too makes it super special.  Santa needs to watch out—the children here think he has competition!"

" Any time spent in hospital with little ones is tough and this type of visit really does lift the spirits. We really appreciate the players taking the time to see our young patients."

You can see a full gallery of pictures here.

Filipe Luis, Diego Costa, Petr Cech and Ramires meet a young fan

John Obi Mikel, Nemanja Matic, Mohammed Saleh and Cesc Fabregas with some proud parents

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