Didier Yves Drogba Tébily prevalently known as Didier Drogba is a popular Ivorian expert and global footballer, financial specialist, business visionary and a humanitarian, who played as a forward striker for his nation Ivory Coast national group and a previous forward striker for English Premier League club Chelsea.
He at present plays for American club Phoenix Rising as a forward striker. He has been portrayed as one of the best and most innovative footballers in Africa and furthermore a standout amongst the best footballers in Africa. He is the unsurpassed best objective scorer and previous commander of the Ivory Coast national group.
He was conceived on eleventh March 1978 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast. He is as of now 40 years of age. At 5 years old years old, Didier Drogba was sent to France by his folks to live with his uncle, Miche Goba, an expert footballer. Be that as it may, Didier Drogba before long ended up achy to go home and came back to Abidjan following three years.
In the wake of moving to France at an early age, Didier Drogba turned into a star soccer player in his received nation France and later drove the world-popular Chelsea club to various titles. At the point when Didier Drogba completed school he moved to the city of Le Mans to think about bookkeeping at the college. He needed to change clubs and turning into a disciple at Ligue 2 club in Le Mans.
Didier Drogba is right now the record-breaking top objective scorer and furthermore the skipper for his nation Ivory Coast national group. He is best known for his vocation at Chelsea and has been viewed as the most elevated objective scorer in English Premier League, FA Cup and UEFA Champions League history. He has scored a greater number of objectives for Chelsea than some other outside player on the planet and is right now the club’s fourth most astounding objective scorer ever.
In 2006 and 2009 separately, Didier Drogba was named as the African Footballer of the Year. In the wake of playing in youth groups, Didier Drogba made his expert introduction at 18 years old years old for Ligue 2 club “Le Mans” and marked his first expert contract manage the club at 21 years old years old.
Subsequent to completing the 2002-2003 seasons for Ligue 1 side “Guingamp” with 17 objectives in 34 appearances, Didier Drogba moved to Olympique de Marseille, where he completed as the third most noteworthy objective scorer in the 2003-2004 seasons with more than 19 objectives and helped the club to come to the 2004 UEFA Cup Final.
In July 2004, Didier Drogba was marked to English Premier League club Chelsea on an exchange worth £24 million, making him the most costly Ivorian player ever. In his introduction season he helped Chelsea to win their first group title in 50 years, and after a year he won another Premier League title with the club.
In March 2012, Didier Drogba turned into the main African player to score 100 objectives in Premier League history. Hardly any months after the fact, he scored in Chelsea’s 2012 FA Cup Final triumph against Liverpool to end up the primary player to score in four separate FA Cup finals.
Didier Drogba additionally played in the 2012 UEFA Champions League last, a match in which he scored a 88th-minute equalizer objective against Bayern Munich. In the wake of going through a half year with Shanghai Shenhu in China and one season with Turkish club Galatasaray where he scored the triumphant objective in the last of the 2013 Turkish Super Cup, In July 2004, Didier Drogba returned back to Chelsea.
Subsequent to scoring 10 objectives in 10 finals and winning 10 trophies at club level, Didier Drogba has been alluded to as a definitive big game player ever by a few media association. In 2015, Didier Drogba joined the Canadian club “Montreal Impact” as a Designated Player and played 41 matches for more than two seasons with the club and scoring more than 23 objectives.
Didier Drogba was a functioning Ivory Coast global player somewhere in the range of 2002 and 2014. In 2006, Didier Drogba captained the national group of Ivory Coast from 2006 until the point when his retirement from the Ivory Coast national group in 2014. Amid his chance in Ivory Coast national group, he was the country’s untouched best objective scorer with more than 65 objectives from 104 appearances.
In 2006, Didier Drogba drove the Ivory Coast to the 2006 FIFA World Cup. He later captained the Ivory Coast national group at the 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. He was a piece of the Ivory Coast national groups that achieved the last of the Africa Cup of Nations in 2006 and 2012, yet lamentably, they were beaten on punishments on the two events. On eighth August 2014, Didier Drogba reported his retirement from global football.
Didier Drogba is as of now wedded to Diakité Lalla, a woman from Mali, whom he met in Paris, France. Didier Drogba and his significant other Diakité Lalla are as of now honored with three flawless youngsters. His oldest child named Isaac Drogba, was conceived in France in 1999, yet experienced childhood in England and has played in the Chelsea foundation framework. In 2018, his first child Isaac Drogba marked an agreement manage French club Guingamp in Paris, France.
Didier Drogba has two more youthful siblings who are likewise footballers. He is a dedicated Roman Catholic. His uncle, Michael Goba is likewise an expert footballer and Ivory Coast ex worldwide. His cousin Kevi Goba, is likewise an expert footballer who played in the lower groups of France.
Didier Drogba in the reason for his profession as a global footballer has won a few honors which incorporate African Footballer of the Year, Ivory Coast Player of the Year, FIFA Ballon d’Or, FIFA World Player of the Year, BBC African Footballer of the Year, among others.
Didier Drogba is at present one of the most extravagant and most powerful football player in Ivory Coast with an expected total assets of $90 million.