Former Chelsea defender who presently plies his trade for Real Madrid, Antonio Rudiger, has revealed that he intentionally made some errors at Chelsea to awaken the sleeping fans.
He said his intentions while making those mistakes was to increase the volume inside Stamford Bridge.
Rudiger departed Chelsea at the end of season 2021/22 for Spanish Clubside Real Madrid.
The German international left Chelsea for Madrid this summer as a free agent
It brought an end to five seasons at Stamford Bridge where he won the Champions League, FA Cup, FIFA Club World Cup, Europa League and the UEFA Super Cup.
And now the 29-year-old has revealed he deliberately caused chaos by producing errors on the pitch to stir Chelsea fans when he felt they were too quiet during matches.
“I’ll be honest: I deliberately made a few mistakes because it was just too quiet in the stadium for me during this game,” Rudiger told German outlet Sport1.
“I wanted to wake people up with it.”
Antonio Rüdiger is a German professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for La Liga club Real Madrid and the Germany national team.
Rüdiger began his career at VfB Stuttgart, representing their reserves in 3. Liga and the first team in the Bundesliga.