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Didier Drogba retires from football

Didier Drogba retires from football

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Ivory Coast and Chelsea great Didier Drogba announced his retirement yesterday after a 20-year career.

 

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The 40-year-old scored 164 goals in 381 appearances for Chelsea, winning four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and the 2012 Champions League, while he is also Ivory Coast’s all-time record goalscorer with 65.

 

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Drogba most recently played for Phoenix Rising in the United Soccer League.

 

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“I wanna thank all the players, managers, teams and fans that I have met and made this journey one of a kind,” he wrote in a statement on Twitter.

 

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“If anyone tells you your dreams are too big, just say thank you and work harder and smarter to turn them into a reality.”

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