Dave Barnard, the club secretary, had retired to his room cradling the trophy and charged with keeping it close. "Because, if it had gone missing, it would have been his fault," said Buck. Someone, one day, may have to own up to making a considerable dent in the silverware itself, just beneath the engraving "Chelsea Football Club 2012", though this was not the time to be talking of depressions of any kind.
Read the rest of Dominic Fifield's breathless account of Chelsea's wild & cathartic celebrations. Now tell me, who made this massive dent in the trophy, and how did they do it? I'll trot out some ideas in a poll, but feel free to posit your own scenarios in the comments below.
And oh yeah-- WE WON THE CHAMPIONS' LEAGUE!