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John Terry mocked for crying after Chelsea suffer Champions League heartbreak

The Blues were beaten 3-1 by Atletico Madrid in the semi-finals
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John Terry couldn't hold back the tears (not for the first time) after Chelsea's elimination from the Champions League.

The Chelsea captain stood in the centre of the Stamford Bridge pitch after his side's 3-1 semi-final defeat to Atletico Madrid and put his emotions on full display.

Despite the show of emotion, it would seem that the former England international has received little sympathy from certain sections of the internet.

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Numerous images quickly appeared on the web mocking the centre-back.

One of those doing the rounds is a crying doll, mocked up to include the face of Terry...


Another picture to emerge is the latest in a long line of images featuring the Chelsea captain celebrating in unlikely places - this time with the Atletico Madrid players in the away dressing room...



It is not the first time Terry has been unable to stop the waterworks. After he missed what would have been the winning penalty in the 2008 Champions League final against Manchester United, he also cried.

Terry after his penalty miss in Moscow

Terry is yet to sign a new contract at Chelsea, and although he is expected to agree a deal to keep him at the club for another year, the 33-year-old may have missed his last chance for another Champions League final appearance.


Terry is not the first sportsman to break down in tears though, as you can see the other athletes who couldn't hold on to their emotions in either victory defeat above.