Chelsea defender Thiago Silva expressed his gratitude to the fans for voting him as the club's Player of the Year.
After completing his third season with the Blues, the 38-year-old Brazilian acknowledged the support he received from the fans despite the team's challenging season.
"My relationship with the Chelsea supporters is hard to put into words. It was love at first sight. I feel really happy here. It's not easy to come to a new club with not much time on your contract at the beginning and be applauded from the beginning, shown so much love," said the Chelsea star to highlight his success at Stamford Bridge.
Silva went on to emphasize his commitment to the club and the responsibility to deliver better performances on the pitch for the supporters. He appreciated the fans' applause even during difficult times and expressed his hope for continued success. While acknowledging the team's struggles during the season, Silva looked forward to a brighter future.