Didier Drogba will leave Chelsea when his contract runs out at the end of June, the club announced today.
"Winning the game was the turning point, " he said. "That's why I decided - we made history all together and I want people to remember that - and I think that's the best time to move on."
Drobga's winning penalty saw Chelsea crowned champions of Europe on Saturday.
Chelsea fans lined the streets of west London as the team celebrated the club's Champions League and FA Cup double with a victory parade.
Leaders at Camp David took a break from discussing the Eurozone to watch Chelsea become European club Champions.