Chelsea legend and current Galatasaray striker Didier Drogba has been awarded the Golden Foot award for 2013, which was conferred to him at a ceremony in Monaco. The Ivory Coast international and arguably the greatest player produced by a country beat a star studded list of nominees which includes players over the age of 28 years and still playing to win the prestigious award.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has not ruled out the possibility of an emotional return for club legend Didier Drogba to the club and has also hinted at a possible coaching role for the Ivorian at the club in the near future after his playing retirement.
The manager of the Ivory Coast national football team, Sabri Lamouchi, has made it clear that Didier Drogba’s international career is not over yet and he will be back playing for the national team soon.
Didier Drogba hasn’t represented his country after the African Nations Cup. There have been reports that he doesn’t have a good tuning with the manager and that’s why, he is out of the team, but, Lamouchi has denied those reports.
The Real Madrid manager José Mourinho has named the former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba as his favourite player of all-time. Mourinho and Drogba enjoyed a special relationship even though the pair were together for just a few seasons.
It was the Portuguese manager who brought Drogba to Chelsea for £ 24 million back in 2006. Drogba went on to play for eight seasons for the English club during which time he established himself as one of the best in the world. The 34-year-old is currently playing for the Turkish club Galatasaray after ending his Chinese adventure after just six months.
The CEO of Juventus, Beppe Marotta has choose to remain tightlipped over the possibility of the former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba coming to the club in the January transfer window. The 34-year-old Ivory Coast international is regarded as one of the best players in the world.
The striker of Shanghai Shenhua, Didier Drogba, has said that his tenure at Shanghai Shenhua has been fantastic so far and he is enjoying his time here in China.
Drogba has joined Shenhua this summer after leaving Chelsea. He has performed brilliantly for the club since the start of the season. He has played seven matches so far in the ongoing season and has found the back of the net on five occasions. His presence in the Shenhua squad is also drawing more and more people towards the stadium. The Supporters have turned out in huge numbers in all the home matches of Shenhua so far.
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba scored the equaliser for his new club Shanghai Shenhua after scoring in the 1-1 draw with Guangzhou R&F. Drogba was making his debut for his club after a gap of eight years.
The last time Drogba made his debut for a new club was way back in 2004 when he was a £ 24 million signing from Marseille. This time around, he is a free agent. However, Didier Drogba is one of the highest earning footballers in the world. He was on the bench for the match against Guangzhou R&F knowing that he would get his debut sooner rather than later.
After surprise rumours linking him with a move to Barcelona in the summer, former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has said that he is unsure of the origin of the rumours.
Chelsea will be holding talks with star striker Didier Drogba over the possibility of signing a new contract. The striker is out of contract at the end of the season.
He recently helped Chelsea win their first ever Champions League title by scoring the winning penalty against Bayern Munich on May 19. It looked like Chelsea were going to lose the competition it again in the final when Thomas Müller scored for Bayern Munich with only 7 minutes remaining. However, Didier Drogba did not take long to equalise for Chelsea after he scored with a thundering header 2 minutes from time.
Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has revealed that he is extremely happy to go into the match against Barcelona in the Champions League semi-final as the underdogs.
Chelsea have been the favourites to win the Champions League over the past couple of seasons, but recent failures mean that they will not be the favourites against Barcelona when the two sides meet at the Stamford Bridge.