Ivorian Star, Didier Drogba Set To Retire From Football

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has confirmed that he is retiring from active football at the end of the season with US side Phoenix Rising.

The 40-year old striker and former Ivory Coast international who has been plying in US since 2015 after a second stint at Stamford Bridge said he will hang up his boots at the end of the campaign.

Drogba said “It’s really a pleasure for me to play. “I started late at the top level. I really enjoy playing. I like my role of owner-player a lot.

“I’m surrounded by a lot of youngsters, and I like passing my know-how on to them. But this season is the last. I’m 40, it’s time now.” He said

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