Didier Drogba Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Dec, 2018
Facts of Didier Drogba
Date of Birth: 1978 , March-11
Age: 40 years old
Height: 6 Feet
Name Didier Drogb
Birth Name Didier Yves Drogba Tébily
Nick Name The African King The Drog
Nationality Ivorian
Birth Place/City Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire
Ethnicity Black Ethnicity
Profession Footballer
Working For Galatasaray S.K.
Salary 4 million EUR
Weight in KG 84 kg
Famous for Football player
Married Yes
Married to Diakité Lalla (m. 2011)
Children Isaac Drogba, Kieran Drogba, Iman Drogba
Awards Not yet
Online Presence Facebook,Twitter,Wikipedia
Siblings Joël Drogba,Freddy Drogba
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An Ivorian Professional player Tebily Didier Yves Drogba, popularly known as Didier Drogba plays as a Forward in the football arena. He is an immensely popular figure in Africa, Drogba has captained the Ivory Coast national team and earned acclaim for his humanitarian efforts.

Early Life And Education Of Didier Drogba

Born in the year 1978 March 11 at Abidjan of Cote d’Ivoire. At the age of five, he was sent to France to live with his uncle, Michel Gobe, who at the time was also a professional footballer.

After that, he returned home to his parents but was later sent back to France after his parents both lost their jobs. Didier has two younger siblings who also are footballers: named Joel and Freddy Drogba.

Didier Drogba's Career

Didier Drogba started his youth career in 1999 joining with Abbeville. He has the experience of playing with Vannes, Levallois and Le Mans in his youth career. Later in the year 1998, Didier joined made his professional debut from the senior team of Le Mans. He played in four seasons in a total of 64 matches making 12 goals from the team.

In 2002, he joined with Guingamp for a season where he appeared in 45 matches bagging 20 goals. He joined with Marseille in 2003/2004 seasons. In 2004, Didier Drogba signed the contract with Chelsea. He had a very nice career establishment in the team.

He remained with Chelsea till 2012. He appeared in 226 matches from Chelsea bagging 100 goals. After the end of the contract with the club, he joined with Chinese side Shanghai Shenhua for a season. After the end of the season in 2013, he was signed by the Current Club Galatasaray.

Didier Drogba is playing as a forward in the current team of Galatasaray in the Super Lig as a forward/ striker from squad No.11. He is the first African Footballer to win the Golden Boot while playing from Galatasaray.

Didier Drogba is playing as a Forward in the current team of Galatasaray in the Super Lig as a Forward/ Striker from squad No.11. He is the first African Footballer to won the Golden Boot while playing from Galatasaray. He is an excellent player making him achieve several awards and achievements.

He is an excellent player making him achieve several awards and achievements. He has good strength and aerial duels. He is good at tackling the ball and has the good skill in dribbling, heading, and shooting. He is the fourth highest goal scorer in the history of Chelsea till present.

Didier Drogba's Net Worth

Drogba was chosen as the Chelsea’s greatest player by its fans. He is playing for his nation Ivory Coast since 2002 from the Ivory Coast National Football Team. He has represented his country in 99 matches bagging 63 goals for the nation. Didier Drogba has the market value of worth 2.600.000 Pounds and his agent is Mondial Promotion. According to the salary Statistical record of 2014, his salary is mentioned to be 4 million Euros.

Didier Drogba is not only a football player; he is a charity worker and a peace motivator. He had been the Goodwill Ambassador from the United Nations Development Programme. Drogba had made the plea after Ivory Coast qualified for the 2006 World Cup and joined the Truth, Reconciliation and Dialogue Commission as a representative to help restore the peace in his nation.

Didier Drogba's Personal Life 

Didier Drogba teamed up with French Male clothing brand HOM to launch his personal underwear brand named Drogba and Co. Some percentage from its sale is announced to go to Didier Drogba Foundation. He has donated to build hospitals in his country as the project from the foundation.

He has good strength and aerial duels. He is good at tackling the ball and has the good skill in dribbling. He is the current fourth highest goalscorer in Chelsea. He was chosen as the Chelsea's greatest player by its fans. He is playing for his nation Ivory Coast since 2002 from the Ivory Coast National Football Team. He has represented his country in 99 matches bagging 63 goals for the nation.

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