Michael Essien A Ghanaian footballer who currently plays for Indonesian club Persib Bandung. He has also been capped for the Ghana national team more than 50 times.
On Saturday, 25th November 2017, Chelsea fans in New York who attended a screening of the Liverpool vrs Chelsea game had the surprise of their lives when club legends Ashley Cole and Michael Essien showed up… and brought the Premier League trophy with them.
A lucky group of US-based Blues were picked up in a Chelsea-branded bus with former players Cole and Essien on board.
The bus took them to a screening event attended by 500 Chelsea fans, who witnessed Antonio Conte’s side draw 1-1 at Anfield via NBC’s live coverage.
Cole and Essien won the title together as Blues teammates in 2010.
Ghanaian midfielder Essien also lifted the trophy in 2006.
There were scenes of wild celebration in New York when Willian scored a late equaliser to cancel out Mohamed Salah’s opener at Anfield.