Chelsea ace Victor Moses had to get over his FA Cup final red card heartache as he got MARRIED next day

VICTOR MOSES had just 24 hours to get over being sent-off in the 2017 FA Cup final – as he was getting married the next day.

The Nigerian endured a nightmare at Wembley as he was shown a second yellow card for diving in the 2-1 defeat against Arsenal.

And the sour note must have remained fresh in the memory when he walked down the aisle a day later in London to wed his long-term girlfriend.

It was a low key affair with just close family members, friends and colleagues attending the service.

Moses had been outcast under previous Chelsea managers but enjoyed a resurrection under boss Antonio Conte.

The wing-back started 29 Premier League matches that season as he played a crucial part in guiding the club to the title.

And the Italian boss defended Moses after the FA Cup defeat by claiming 'tiredness' may have forced him to take a tumble.

Conte – who led Inter Milan to their first Serie A title in 11 years last week – said: "I don't know for sure but there is a lot of attention in this moment.

"Sometimes I think it could be tiredness and I don't think – and I repeat – if my player dived he did it with the real intention to do this.

"We are at the end of the season and a lot of players are tired and then there is a lot of pressure."



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A year later, in 2018, Moses looked back at the day as the 'worst moment' in his career.

The Chelsea ace – currently on loan at Spartak Moscow – revealed: "It was the worst feeling ever that I’ve experienced in my career.

"I wanted to be on the pitch to help my team-mates.

"It has played on my mind a little bit, but there’s nothing I can do about it. I can't rewind it back."

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