John Terry: First – Italia ’90, Marcel Desailly, Tony Adams and more… | Football News

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Speaking to Soccer AM’s Tubes, former Chelsea defender John Terry runs through his footballing firsts…

Speaking to Soccer AM’s Tubes, former Chelsea defender John Terry runs through his footballing firsts…

Speaking to Soccer AM’s Tubes, former Chelsea defender John Terry runs through his footballing firsts, including first memory, first hero, and an interesting first day at Aston Villa…

First memory

“Probably Italia 90… the England team. That was my first real memory of certain players, the tournament itself. Schillaci and the like.

“I started off as centre-mid, up until YTS at Chelsea. I was making the squad in the Youth Cup games or league games. We had three sicknesses overnight in central defence, and I filled in. We played Derby, won 4-1, and I scored two from centre-half at set-plays! Had a really good game, and that was it…”

First hero

“Bryan Robson, Tony Adams, players that played with their heart on their sleeve. Giving everything and throwing their face and bodies at balls for their team.”

First WOW!

Terry said Marcel Desailly mentored him at Chelsea from a young age

“Being a centre-half, seeing Desailly come…