Jorginho and Emerson join elite group of players following EURO 2020 win
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Jorginho and Emerson join elite group of players following EURO 2020 win

Chelsea duo of Jorginho and Emerson Palmieri have joined an exclusive club of players who have won both the Champions League and EURO titles in the same year. 

The two were part of the Italy team that beat England on post-match penalties on Sunday at the iconic Wembley Stadium after the match ended 1-1. 

The two players joined among others former Blues in becoming the only players to win the Champions League and the EURO in the same year. 

Winners of Champions League and Euro in the same year. 

  • 📅 2012: Torres, Mata (Chelsea & Spain)
  • 📅 2016: Ronaldo, Pepe (Real Madrid & Portugal)
  • 📅 2021: Jorginho, Emerson (Chelsea & Italy)

Torres and Mata achieved the feat in 2012 when they lifted the EURO trophy in Ukraine and Poland, having guided the Blues to their first-ever Champions League crown. 

Both players were substitutes in the match but played a role as they both scored, with Torres setting up Mata for the fourth goal.