In pictures: Chelsea's 50-year wait for a league title
Italian genius

One of Chelsea's most popular players of all time is immensely talented striker Gianfranco Zola.

His impact on English football was immense, scooping awards galore and he was made an honorary member of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2004.

Despite the diminutive Italian's brilliance he could not inspire Chelsea to win the league title.

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