Less fan Chelsea does mention players Jesper Gronkjaer now, but not an exaggeration to say he is probably one of the key players in the change of history, "The Blues" in particular and the Premiership Generally speaking.
Jesper Gronkjaer (right) scored for Chelsea beat Liverpool in 2003
Gronkjaer did not stand in line with the legendary Chelsea as Terry, Lampard, Drogba, Cech. But in 2003, one of his precious goal against Liverpool made important Chelsea win in a match was nicknamed "£ 20m match".
Samy Hyypia opened the scoring for Liverpool but Marcel Desailly equalized, before making a shot away Gronkjaer ball from the wings to the middle and the left foot shot hit the shot in Liverpool sealed the victory 2-1.
With that victory, Chelsea closing the position in the top four for the Champions League and thereby certainly receive 20 million pounds.
But the value of the game is bigger than that. Chelsea was then the financial crisis and chief executive Trevor Birch had to down the locker room before the game to meet the players to tell them the future the club will obscure what if defeated. Chelsea's victory not only made plans C1 Cup that survived long enough to wait for someone to rescue.
The match was dominated by Roman Abramovich Chelsea choose to save and invest
And that person is Roman Abramovich. Russian billionaire has bought a club wants excitement in London, but not like before to watch Chelsea Tottenham. Besides the purchase price is just right, Abramovich also excited because Chelsea are expected C1 Cup, the arena where he was directly monitor match Manchester United - Real Madrid a few months and later became the goal of all investments he is for the club.
Gronkjaer goals from inadvertently making his career at Stamford Bridge stop there, by Chelsea after Abramovich takeover spent money to purchase a large variety of top military players. So far, the total cost of the transfer of Chelsea in the Abramovich era has surpassed 1 billion pounds.
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Not only that, Chelsea have become examples to usher wave of foreign owners in the Premier League landings, represented the success of Manchester City and Liverpool at the hands of UAE and US businessmen. Newcastle is now about to become a new instance with the investors from Saudi Arabia, and everything is starting the game 20 million pounds in the past.