Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Shares Photo as He Celebrates Ivory Coast's Independence Day

Chelsea Legend Didier Drogba Shares Photo as He Celebrates Ivory Coast's Independence Day

  • Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has joined the celebrations on Ivory Coast's Independence Day
  • The ex-Ivory Coast forward shared a photo as he celebrates the day the country gained Independence from France
  • Didier Drogba was born in Ivory Coast but grew in France where he started his football career at a tender age

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has not been left out of a momentous occasion as he joined the celebrations of Ivory Coast's Independence Day.

The West African nation is celebrating it's 62nd anniversary since gaining Independence from French colony.

In a post on social media, Drogba celebrated the moment and wished his country prosperity in the future.

Didier Drogba, Ivory Coast, Chelsea
Didier Drogba has celebrated Ivory Coast's Independence with a nice photo. Credit: @didierdrogba Reuters
Source: Instagram

Drogba was born in Ivory Coast but left for France to begin his football career at a very young age.

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He captained the national team of Ivory Coast for many years and etched his name in the country's folklore after using football to united the country during the civil war.

Meanwhile , in Europe he is regarded as a Chelsea legend after winning several title with the Blues, including the 2012 UEFA Champions League.

Drogba hanged up his boots in 2018 after an illustrious football career.

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Earlier, Sports Brief reported that legendary Ivorian forward, Didier Drogba, has shared throwback photos of his youthful days at US Dunkerque.

The former Ivory Coast captain left Africa at a very young age to France, where he started his football at US Dunkerque.

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Peter Drury hails Drogba for being of of the greatest Africans to play in the EPL

Popular football commentator Peter Drury has mentioned Mohamed Salah and Didier Drogba as some of the greatest Africans he has seen play in the English Premier League.

Drury has been a regular voice on TV screens during the top-flight English matches and has seen plenty of players pass through the most lucrative league in the world.

In an interview with Kenyan sports journalist Eric Njiru, Drury put Salah on top of his list.

Source: Sports Brief News