Football world hails Cech after 'keeper announces impending retirement
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The tributes began to pour in almost immediately after Petr Cech announced he will retire at season's end.

Cech has earned plenty of respect from around the football world over a 20-year career that will end in north London with Arsenal.

However, the 36-year-old made a name for himself in the west end of the city during his wildly successful time at Chelsea. He played a pivotal role in helping the Blues win four Premier League titles, as well as the Champions League, Europa League, and several other trophies.

Here's a look at how the football world paid its respects to the legendary goalkeeper:

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