Didier Drogba Sends Chelsea Boss Emma Hayes Classy Message After She Helped the Blues Win the FA Cup

Didier Drogba Sends Chelsea Boss Emma Hayes Classy Message After She Helped the Blues Win the FA Cup

  • Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has congratulated Emma Hayes after she helped the team win the FA Cup on Sunday
  • The Blues silenced Manchester City's women's team 3-2 in the final of the competition to end the season on a positive note
  • This was the fourth time Emma had led Chelsea to victory in the competition, with Drogba underscoring her significance in the team

Didier Drogba has sent Emma Hayes a classy message after she help Chelsea beat Manchester City to win the FA Cup.

The Chelsea women's team stunned City 3-2 during the final of the tournament staged at Wembley Stadium to end the season on a high.

Sam Kerr takes a selfie as she celebrates with teammates following the Vitality Women's FA Cup Final match between Chelsea Women and Manchester City Wome at Wembley Stadium. Photo by Eddie Keogh.
Sam Kerr takes a selfie as she celebrates with teammates following the Vitality Women's FA Cup Final match between Chelsea Women and Manchester City Wome at Wembley Stadium. Photo by Eddie Keogh.
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Australian forward Sam Kerr was the Blues' heroine as she netted a brace to guide her side to victory.

The 28-year-old scored the encounter's opener in the 33rd minute before Lauren Hemp drew City level moments before the break.

Erin Cuthbert restored Chelsea's lead shortly after the hour-mark, only for Hayley Raso to score at the death for Citizen to force the tie into extra-time.

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Kerr stepped up in the 109th to score the winner as the West Londoners were crowned the winners of this season's FA Cup.

Didier Drogba congratulates Emma Hayes

Drogba, who won the competition four times during his Stamford Bridge spell with the men's team took some time to congratulate Hayes after she led the team to victory.

The legendary striker tweeted:

"Thank you, Emma, you mean everything to us. Congratulations."

This was the fourth time Emma had won the prestigious trophy with Chelsea's women's team.

Liverpool see off Chelsea to lift the FA Cup

Earlier, Sports Brief reported Liverpool kept alive their hopes for an unlikely quadruple as they beat Chelsea via a penalty shootout to win the FA Cup.

It was almost identical scenes to the Carabao Cup on Saturday, May 14 as Liverpool edged their age-old rivals in a thrilling shootout after a goalless 120 minutes.

Mason Mount missed the decisive penalty as the shootout was forced into sudden death after both sides were level after the initial five penalties.

Source: SportsBrief.com