Tens of thousands of Chelsea fans were lining the streets of West London on Sunday to celebrate the English soccer club's historic UEFA Champions League win.
The homecoming victory parade, which was scheduled to kick off from the club's Stamford Bridge home at 4:00pm local time, will see interim manager Roberto Di Matteo, final MVP Didier Drogba and the rest of the team displaying their newly-won silverware from an open-top bus.
It follows a dramatic victory over Bayern Munich, which saw Chelsea become the first London team to be crowned European champion, after a penalty shootout Saturday night.
The Blues won 4-3 on penalties at Bayern's home stadium. The game ended 1-1 in normal time and no goals were scored in extra time, with former Chelsea star Arjen Robben missing a penalty for Bayern.
The result left around 25,000 Chelsea fans packed behind one of the goals in the Allianz Arena celebrating long into the night.
Many more supporters crammed into bars in Munich,...