Didier Drogbahad attained legendary status by the time his first spell at Chelsea ended in 2012. He left Chelsea shortly after helping the club to fulfil its ambition of winning the UEFA Champions League. Didier Drogba returned two years later for one more season under the second Jose Mourinho managerial era at Stamford Bridge.

Few would have predicted the impact that Didier Drogba had in West London when he signed from Marseille in 2004. Chelsea paid around £24m to sign the Ivorian striker. In a chat with Sky Sports presenter Chris Kamara sometime ago, Chelsea kit man Garry Grey revealed a major superstition that Drogba had before games and how it worked well for him on the way to becoming a Blues legend.According to him, Drogba had a superstition that made him stuff his boots with newspaper.

Drogba looked after his boots well and he was rewarded on the pitch. The Ivorian scored 164 goals in 381 Chelsea games as he won several major trophies at the club. In total, he spent nine years as a player at Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea kit man Grey was in awe of the mentality by Didier Drogbaas he narrated how the Chelsea legend zones into his mentality. Drogba is said to be very intentional about his preparations on the day of matches.

Grey revealed how they have to do a lot of things with Drogba and his boots especially. The Chelsea kit man said that they wet Drogba’s boots, dry them and then it is stuffed with paper.The importance of the paper is to keep the shape of the boots and this has always worked well for Drogba on the pitch.

Drogba was the man who delivered the only Chelsea goal in the 2012 Champions League final on the way to winning the competition. He also scored the winning penalty during shootout at the expense of hosts Bayern Munich.

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