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Name Didier Drogba
Gender Male
Ethnic Ivorian
Job Ivorian Footballer
Desc The greatest signing of the Roman Abramovich era was the spearhead of Jose Mourinho’s title-winning teams of 2004-05 and 05-06, linking brilliantly with a young Frank Lampard. His most prolific season came in winning the 2009-10 title under Carlo Ancelotti, scoring 29 league goals, before leaving and then returning in 2014, a decade after he first arrived, to win his fourth and final Premier League medal

Affiliation

Org Ivory Coast National Team
Club as Coach Phoenix Rising FC
Club as Player Phoenix Rising FC
  Galatasaray
  Shanghai Shenhua
  Chelsea FC

2017 04 15 Retrieve

[Didier Drogba announces his decision to join United Soccer League side Phoenix Rising as a player and co-owner] I have taken my time in deciding what I wanted to do next and am really excited about the opportunity at Phoenix Rising FC. After seeing first hand the potential for expansion of the sport in North America and getting to know the ownership group in Phoenix, I am convinced that I can help them develop their organisation on and off the pitch

2017 12 16 Retrieve

[Didier Drogba praises former team-mate Mohamed Salah] He’s becoming a boss and a leader - we’ve seen it in the national team and seen it at Liverpool. I can tell by his celebrations that he knows what he’s doing now, he’s not going crazy but just sticking his tongue out to say, ‘yeah it’s me’. He can bring a lot of his leadership and his experience, that he is learning at Liverpool and with the national team [to the team in Russia]. You know for him playing in a lot of big competitions will help him to be among the best players in Europe and during the World Cup. Mo Salah on his own cannot win the World Cup but if all his team-mates are at the level the continent expects them to be, then Mo Salah can be a fantastic player and be one of the stars in this competition

2018 11 22 Retrieve

[Didier Drogba announces his retirement] When I think of the last 20 years of my professional career, looking at this picture can’t make me more proud of what I’ve achieved as a player but most importantly how this journey has shaped me as a man