Chelsea star Didier Drogba was mobbed by thousands of screaming fans today as he carried the Olympic flame through Swindon.
Drogba, who announced yesterday he was quitting Chelsea, waved at supporters as he jogged through the town centre with his torch.
Many of those who had turned out to see their footballing hero were wearing Chelsea shirts.
In a star-studded day for the Olympic Torch, the flame was carried by the captain of the Starship Enterprise and sport personalities alike.
The cast and crew of EastEnders are carrying out the final touches for tonight's Olympic Torch episode.
The Olympic Torch soared to new heights when it was taken to the top of the London Eye.