Word Cup winner and Football mega-star Roberto Carlos has admitted he met with Blues owner Roman Abramovich back in 2007
The Brazilian in very well known for his abilities, not to mention that amazing free-kick goal that to this day still stuns and amazes people.
The former left-back has had a pretty good career, with in spells in Brazil, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Russia and India, he is without question one of the best footballers to play the game domestically as well as internationally
And during that time he notched up 20 club-level honors, including three Champions Leagues.
Carlos was also a crucial part of Brazil’s 2002 World Cup win under Luiz Felipe Scolari.
And Carlos has revealed that is was the Blues owner which almost led him to a move to Chelsea five years later.
Carlos said: “I met with [Chelsea owner] Roman Abramovich in Paris we spoke and there were a few things we couldn’t agree on.
“It was close but, in the end, it wasn’t possible.”
The Blues have since had a host of talented Brazilians on their books, including current stars David Luiz and Willian.