Chelsea winger Willian pictured getting baptised in the River Jordan

Chelsea winger Willian pictured getting baptised in the River Jordan

Willian briefly put contract talks with Chelsea on hold to seek spiritual nourishment after getting baptised in River Jordan.

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The Chelsea winger took to his popular Instagram account to share photos evidencing his new spiritual path.

Willian is understood to be a devout Christian, with the footballer acclaiming the significance of baptism in the religion.

“Joy in reaffirming my baptism, in a place that I consider extremely important. Jordan river!” He captioned his photos.

The post elicited reactions from fellow footballers and fans, with former teammate and Atletico star, Diego Costa, responding to the snaps with a smiley emoji.

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On his part, Tottenham striker and Brazil pal Lucas Moura replied: “Glory to God! How wonderful, my brother. I’ll still know this place.”

Meanwhile, Willian has every reason to smile about as he prepares to extend his current deal with the Blues.

The 30-year-old current contract is set to expire in 2020, but the west London outfit are keen to hand him a deal until 2021 after being hit with a transfer ban.

Source: Briefly.co.za

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