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The Chelsea under-8s play the game of their lives

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Who would win in a fight between one Diego Costa sized Diego Costa and several hundred eight-year-old sized eight-year-olds? That's one of humanity's most-asked riddles, across every culture ever to have existed. Now Chelsea know the answer:

Yep, it's time for the first team to have some fun against the smallest members of the Chelsea academy. And Diego Costa* wasn't the only one involved. Thibaut Courtois, Cesc Fabregas and Didier Drogba all got in on the action as well:

*Incidentally, there are no reports of a rash of small children being hospitalised, which leads me to believe Costa wasn't playing for very long.

My only regret is that there exists (so far) no video of this stupendous event. (Edit: oh my god there's actually video)