Former Chelsea and Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech, on Wednesday joined Ice hockey side, Guildford Phoenix.
The former Rennes goalkeeper is expected to make his debut against Swindon Wildcats 2.
Petr Cech will play as a goalie (netminder) for Guildford Phoenix.
Speaking after signing for the Ice hockey team, Cech expressed his happiness playing for Guildford Phoenix.
“I hope I can help this young team to achieve their goals for the season and try to win as many games as possible when I have the chance to play.
“After 20 years of professional football this is going to be a wonderful experience for me to play the game I loved to watch and play as a kid,” he told the club website.
Also speaking, Guildford’s head coach, Milos Melicherik said: “We are very excited to have Petr join the Phoenix team and we are looking forward to seeing him in action this weekend.
“He has improved a lot since I first saw him on the ice and I am excited to see him play.”
Naija News reports that Cech is currently the Technical and Performance Advisor at Chelsea Football Club.