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Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech has a drum jam session with Queen’s Roger Taylor

Ryan Bailey
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Who knew that Chelsea goalkeeper and Queen drummer Roger Taylor were friends?

According to a preview clip from Saturday's episode of Football Focus, the legendary 64-year-old drummer and Blues fan once met the Czech shot stopper on a flight to Lisbon, and they hit it off over their mutual love of percussion.

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(Queenofficial YouTube)

(Queenofficial YouTube)

Seeing as Taylor and Brian May will play with just about anyone these days, Cech was invited over to the drummer's house for a jam session.

The Chelsea keeper occasionally plays with popular Cech band Eddie Stoilow. He isn't a terrible drummer, but as you can see from the clip below, he is probably better at stopping a ball going between the sticks than holding them and bashing things:

Cech describes Taylor as "the best drummer in the world." A nice blast of everyone's favorite Bohemian Rhapsody B-side will remind us why he holds that opinion:

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