Didier Drogba is an Ivory Coast footballer, he was born 11 March, 1978 in Ivory Coast an African country. Drogba wedded long haul accomplice Diakite Lalla in a private service in Monaco in 2011, and the pair have three kids together. Their oldest child, Isaac, conceived in 2000, marked to the Chelsea foundation as an adolescent before leaving for Guingamp in February 2018. He has a little girl called Iman, and another child named Kieran.
Drogba Profile Overview
|Real Name:||Didier Drogba|
|Birthday:||11 March, 1978|
|Place of Birth:||Abidjan|
|Net Worth:||$90 million (N 34,807,500,000)|
Drogba Football Career
As a youngster, Drogba split his time between his folks in the Ivory Coast and with his uncle, previous expert football player Michel Goba, in France. In that capacity, Drogba played his football for various youth groups, including US Tourcoing FC, SC Abbeville, Levallois SC, and Vannes Olympique Club, before breaking into the main group at Ligue 2 Le Mans, who Drogba would proceed to speak to for four seasons.
Drogba’s first expert agreement was marked in 1999 at 21 years old, extensively later than a considerable lot of his colleagues, and it would take the introduction of his child, Isaac, for the forward to pay attention to his profession. “Isaac’s introduction to the world was a defining moment in my life, it fixed me,” Drogba said during a meeting in 2004.
A season and a half with Guingamp prompted a change to Marseille, for whom he scored more than 30 objectives in his solitary season with the top-flight club.
Drogba’s At Chelsea
Drogba showed up at Stamford Bridge in 2004 and would proceed to show up and score 100 class objectives before he left for China in 2012. He additionally scored a further 57 objectives in cup rivalries, taking his all out number of objectives to 157 of every 341 appearances over all rivalries.
Drogba came back to west London for the 2014-15 battle and scored four objectives in 28 appearances, however just eight of those were begins. Altogether, Drogba scored 104 Premier League objectives for Chelsea in 254 appearances, and 164 out of 381 games by and large with 86 helps.
The finish of his first spell at Chelsea came when his agreement terminated toward the finish of the 2011-12 season, with Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua getting him on a two-year, £200,000-per-week contract, however he left for Turkey after only a half year, joining Galatasaray in January 2013.
A fruitful two-year spell in the Turkish Super Lig was trailed by a short come back to Chelsea, before he finished paperwork for MLS outfit Montreal Impact as a Designated Player. Drogba’s time in Montreal burnt out before joining Pheonix Rising as a player, yet additionally as a proprietor.
Drogba Awards and Honours
Drogba scored 14 objectives in 69 appearances for first club Le Mans, 23 out of 49 for Guingamp, 32 out of 55 for Marseille, 164 objectives in 381 for Chelsea, and 20 objectives in 53 games for Galatasaray. In China, Drogba scored eight objectives in 11 games for Shenua, and for Montreal Impact he scored 23 of every 41.
Drogba has a large group of group and individual awards, including four Premier League titles with Chelsea. He additionally helped the Blues to four FA Cups, three League Cups and two Community Shields, just as scoring the triumphant punishment to seal the club’s first since forever Champions League title in 2011-12.
During his time with Galatasaray, Drogba won the Turkish Super Lig title, the Turkish Super Cup and the Turkish Cup. On an individual premise, Drogba was named as the Ligue 1 Player of the Year in 2004, scored the Ligue 1 Goal of the Year around the same time, and furthermore sacked a spot in the Ligue 1 Team of the Season. Drogba was named as the African Player of the Year in 2006 and again in 2009 and has been named in the CAF Team of the Year on five events.
His 20 Premier League objectives were sufficient to win him the 2006-07 Golden Boot, and he was named as the class’ top scorer again in 2009-10 with 29. Drogba completed fourth in the Ballon d’Or casting a ballot in 2007, was named Chelsea’s Player of the year in 2007, and was named to the 2016 MLS All-Star group.
Drogba Political Career
Following Ivory Coast making sure about their place in the 2006 World Cup, Drogba utilized his status to make a urgent require a truce in his war-torn nation. “It was simply something I did instinctually,” he told the Telegraph in 2007. “All the players despised what was befalling our nation and arriving at the World Cup was the ideal enthusiastic wave on which to ride.”
Drogba is a Goodwill Ambassador for United Nations Development Program (UNDP), and in 2010 joined notorious figures, for example, Muhammad Ali and Michael Jordan as athletes to be named on the planet’s 100 most persuasive individuals by Time magazine.
His cause body, The Didier Drogba Foundation, has dealt with various ventures all through Africa and collaborated with FIFA in 2014 trying to handle ebola. Drogba likewise recently gave a £3m expense he earned through a sponsorship manage Pepsi to pay for the development of a clinic in his old neighborhood of Abidjan.
Drogba’s Net Worth
Drogba is assessed to be worth around $90 million and has worked with a portion of the world’s biggest brands in Samsung, Pepsi, Adidas, Nike and Konami.