- Chelsea legend Didier Drogba reveals that he will retire at the end of next season.
- Ivorian has left his mark on football during his time as a professional.
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Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has announced that he will retire from professional football at the end of next season.
Drogba appeared to be immune from age. At 34-years-old the Ivorian lead Chelsea to success in the Champions League against Bayern Munich.
After a two-year absence, Drogba returned to Stamford Bridge to reunite with former boss Jose Mourinho and help the Blues win the Premier League title.
However, Drogba turns 40 in March, and it appears as though he will soon be (finally) hanging up his boots.
“Ah, do you want a scoop? I think next year will be my last season. At some point you have to stop. I need to have time for my other projects.”
End of an era
Drogba will go down as one of the best strikers of his generation, and one of the most powerful, explosive and deadly to ever grace the Premier League.
All good things have to come to an end at some point in time, and Drogba will bow out having left his imprint on the beautiful game. Thanks for everything, Didier!