Didier Drogba, the former Chelsea star retires from football
The former Ivory Coast skipper and Chelsea forward, Didier Drogba, retires from professional football after twenty (20) years.
The retirement news came on Wednesday from the 40 years old player himself who had 381 appearances for Chelsea football club and scored a total of 164 goals.
Didier Drogba won four (4) Premier League titles, four (4) FA Cups and Champions league cup in 2012 with Chelsea.
The former Ivory Coast captain scored 65 goals for his home country making him the highest goal scorer for “The Elephant”
He is one time African footballer of the year and a winner of the Golden Boot in the premier league. Before his retirement, he played for Phoenix Rising.
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QUOTES FROM DROGBA
“If Anyone tells you your dreams are too big, just say thank you and work harder and smarter to turn them into reality. “
“I believe a lot in destiny…. If something did not happen, it was for a reason.”
“Football can generate excitement and bring people together.”
“I have won many trophies in my time, but nothing will ever top helping win the battle for peace in my country.”
“Coaches can teach you two things: confidence and technique. “
300 club goals
65 international goals