Didier Drogba

Born: March 11, 1978 (age 37)

Height: 6'2" (189cm)

Hometown: Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Nationality: Cote D'Ivoire flag Ivorian

Position: Striker
Career History
Senior2004-2012Chelsea
2013-2014Galatasaray
2014-2015Chelsea
International2002-2014Ivory Coast
Sports Mole has 990 articles about Didier Drogba. Articles 1 to 40:
Ivory Coast's forward and captain Didier Drogba celebrates after Ivory Coast's forward Gervinho scored during a Group C football match between Ivory Coast and Japan at the Pernambuco Arena in Recife during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 14, 2014
Didier Drogba 'faces fine for snubbing media after Montreal Impact debut'
Montreal Impact striker Didier Drogba could reportedly be facing a fine for failing to speak to the press after his side's defeat to Philadelphia Union.
Aug 26, 01:59
 Michael Essien of Chelsea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on March 20, 2011 in London, England.
On this day: Chelsea make Michael Essien record signing
Ten years ago today, Chelsea broke their transfer record to secure the services of Lyon midfielder Michael Essien.
Aug 19, 08:00
Lloyd Sam #10 of New York Red Bulls in action against Toronto FC at Red Bull Arena on September 29, 2012
Result: Lloyd Sam earns New York Red Bulls draw against Montreal Impact
New York Red Bulls settle for a point in their battle to catch DC United in the Eastern Conference as Montreal Impact earn a 1-1 draw.
Aug 6, 03:06
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 season preview: Chelsea
Sports Mole takes a look at whether Chelsea are well equipped to defend their Premier League title during the upcoming 2015-16 campaign.
Aug 5, 12:00
Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian defender David Luiz looks on before the UEFA Champions league quarter-final first leg football match PSG vs FC Barcelona at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on April 15, 2015
David Luiz open to future MLS move
Paris Saint-Germain defender David Luiz reveals that he would be open to playing in the MLS later in his career.
Aug 3, 15:11
John Terry celebrates with his teammates as Chelsea lift the Premier League trophy on May 24, 2015
Chelsea unveil 2015-16 squad numbers
Chelsea reveal their squad numbers for the new Premier League season, which includes Radamel Falcao taking on the number nine shirt.
Aug 2, 13:52
Didier Drogba of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on March 13, 2010
Didier Drogba: 'Chelsea players, staff helped me choose Montreal Impact'
Didier Drogba reveals that he was encouraged by Chelsea players and staff to sign for MLS club Montreal Impact.
Jul 31, 08:10
Didier Drogba of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on March 13, 2010
Video: Didier Drogba mobbed by fans upon arrival in Montreal
Didier Drogba gets mobbed by hundreds of fans at an airport after arriving in Canada to sign for MLS side Montreal Impact.
Jul 30, 09:29
Didier Drogba during Chelsea's Premier League victory parade on May 25, 2015
Nick De Santis: 'Didier Drogba perfect fit for Montreal Impact'
Montreal Impact sporting director Nick De Santis believes that Didier Drogba is the "perfect fit" for the club.
Jul 28, 19:36
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 26, 2014
Didier Drogba joins Montreal Impact
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba agrees a deal to join MLS side Montreal Impact.
Jul 27, 19:26
Didier Drogba of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and West Ham United at Stamford Bridge on March 13, 2010
Didier Drogba 'weighing up Qatar, China offers'
A report claims that former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has been offered a short-term contract by teams in America, China and Qatar.
Jul 21, 19:58
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 26, 2014
Report: Didier Drogba to snub Chicago Fire for Montreal Impact
A report claims that former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba wants to join Montreal Impact over Chicago Fire this summer.
Jul 21, 17:25
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James Park in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England, on December 6, 2014
Report: Chicago Fire make Didier Drogba offer
A report claims that MLS outfit Chicago Fire have made free agent Didier Drogba a contract offer.
Jul 21, 13:56
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring their first goal during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James Park in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne, north east England, on December 6, 2014
Didier Drogba interested by Inter Milan talk
Didier Drogba admits that he would be interested in a move to Inter Milan.
Jul 19, 22:01
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho hugs Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba before the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Chicago Fire hint at Didier Drogba deal
Chicago Fire hint that Chelsea legend and free agent Didier Drogba will join the MLS side.
Jul 19, 04:48
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 26, 2014
Didier Drogba considering Chicago Fire offer?
Didier Drogba is considering an offer to join MLS side Chicago Fire, according to reports.
Jul 17, 22:26
Florent Malouda of Chelsea celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Sunderland on January 15, 2015
OTD: Chelsea sign Florent Malouda
On this day in 2007, Chelsea paid a fee in the region of £13m to sign French winger Florent Malouda from Lyon.
Jul 10, 08:00
Frank Lampard of Chelsea celebrates with Didier Drogba as he scores their fourth goal from a free kick during the FA Cup with Budweiser Semi Final match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on April 15, 2012
Didier Drogba snubs Porto for MLS move?
Didier Drogba will snub a move to Porto in favour of joining an MLS club, according to reports.
Jul 10, 00:19
Ashley Cole of AS Roma looks on during the UEFA Champions League Group E match between Manchester City FC and AS Roma on September 30, 2014
Video: Didier Drogba pokes fun at former Chelsea teammate Ashley Cole's missed penalty
Didier Drogba pokes fun at Ashley Cole's missed penalty as he joins his former Chelsea teammate for a kickabout.
Jul 9, 12:30
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 26, 2014
Report: Didier Drogba in talks with Porto
A report in Portugal claims that former Chelsea centre-forward Didier Drogba is nearing a move to Porto.
Jul 8, 16:12
Frank Lampard of Chelsea celebrates with Didier Drogba as he scores their fourth goal from a free kick during the FA Cup with Budweiser Semi Final match between Tottenham Hotspur and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on April 15, 2012
Didier Drogba: 'Frank Lampard best I've ever played with'
Didier Drogba says that Rio Ferdinand, Nemanja Vidic and Carles Puyol have been his toughest opponents to date, while Frank Lampard is the best he has played alongside.
Jul 6, 16:14
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho hugs Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba before the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Didier Drogba: 'Chelsea can continue to progress'
Didier Drogba believes that reigning Premier League champions Chelsea can "progress together" as a squad in the coming years.
Jul 6, 15:59
Didier Drogba during Chelsea's Premier League victory parade on May 25, 2015
Didier Drogba: 'Marseille are not a winning team any longer'
Free agent Didier Drogba rules out a return to Marseille, suggesting that the Ligue 1 side is not ambitious enough anymore.
Jun 24, 23:43
Ron Vlaar of Aston Villa runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Aston Villa and Parma at Villa Park on August 9, 2014
Top five Premier League free agents
Sports Mole picks out five Premier League players who are out of contract at their current clubs this summer.
Jun 21, 12:03
Edin Dzeko in action for Manchester City on October 29, 2014
Edin Dzeko's agent: 'No contact with Chelsea'
Edin Dzeko's agent has denied any talks with Chelsea, also rubbishing rumours of a move to Roma.
Jun 21, 07:08
Didier Drogba during Chelsea's Premier League victory parade on May 25, 2015
Report: Didier Drogba snubs Kaka pairing at Orlando City
Didier Drogba turns down the chance to play with Kaka at Orlando City on a two-year deal, according to reports.
Jun 17, 18:00
Rafael Benitez the Liverpool manager shouts instructions to his players during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on May 2, 2010
On this day: Rafael Benitez takes charge of Liverpool
Eleven years ago today, Liverpool confirmed the appointment of Rafael Benitez, who replaced Gerard Houllier at Anfield.
Jun 16, 08:00
Ron Vlaar of Aston Villa look dejected as Charlie Austin of QPR (9) celebrates as he scores their third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Report: Chelsea express interest in Queens Park Rangers' Charlie Austin
Premier League champions Chelsea reportedly enter the race to sign Charlie Austin from Queens Park Rangers.
Jun 12, 15:04
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants three new signings
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claims that he needs three new players to keep the team competitive next season.
Jun 9, 15:48
Napoli's French-Argentinian forward Gonzalo Higuain (R) celebrates after scoring a goal during the Italian Serie A football match between SSC Napoli and UC Sampdoria on April 26, 2015
Report: Chelsea chase Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain
Gonzalo Higuain is a £30m summer transfer target for Chelsea, according to reports.
Jun 9, 02:42
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'We need to capture a new striker in the summer window'
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho insists that the club will be in the market for a new striker in order to retain their Premier League title next season.
Jun 8, 10:45
Teddy Sheringham of Manchester United heads goalwards during the UEFA Champions League Final against Bayern Munich at the Nou Camp in Barcelona on 26 May, 1999
Top five greatest Champions League finals
Sports Mole looks back at five classic Champions League final encounters ahead of tonight's meeting between Barcelona and Juventus in Berlin.
Jun 6, 12:46
 Gonzalo Higuain of Napoli celebrates after scoring goal 3-1 during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 football match between SSC Napoli and FC Dinamo Moskva at the San Paolo Stadium on March 12, 2015
Chelsea willing to pay £30m for Gonzalo Higuain?
Chelsea are reportedly willing to enter the race for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain with a £30m bid.
Jun 3, 03:29
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United applauds the fans during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
End-of-season report: Manchester United
Sports Mole looks back over how Louis van Gaal fared as manager of Manchester United during the 2014-15 campaign.
May 26, 09:00
Chelsea 'keeper Petr Cech during a game against a Thailand XI on July 17, 2013
Didier Drogba urges goalkeeper Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea
Didier Drogba calls on Petr Cech to stay at Chelsea for another season, despite becoming second fiddle to goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois.
May 26, 08:44
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United shakes hands with Radamel Falcao of Manchester United as he is replaced during the FA Cup Fifth round match between Preston North End and Manchester United at Deepdale on February 16, 2015
Report: Radamel Falcao targets Chelsea switch
Radamel Falcao will reportedly accept a pay cut in order to force through a move to Chelsea this summer.
May 26, 03:00
Didier Drogba during Chelsea's Premier League victory parade on May 25, 2015
Report: Didier Drogba rules out Premier League switch
Didier Drogba reveals that he will not switch champions Chelsea for another Premier League outfit.
May 25, 23:16
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa (20) celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Paul Merson: 'Chelsea should buy Christian Benteke'
Paul Merson believes that Chelsea should boost their squad by buying Christian Benteke from former club Aston Villa.
May 25, 15:28
Chelsea players and fans celebrate the opening goal scored by Chelsea's English defender John Terry (C) during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on May 10, 2015
End-of-season report: Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Chelsea's double-winning 2014-15 campaign.
May 25, 12:00
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Everton at Villa Park on May 2, 2015
Report: Aston Villa braced for Christian Benteke bid as Liverpool eye swap deal
Rickie Lambert could be set to move to Aston Villa as part of a deal that might see Christian Benteke go in the other direction, according to reports.
May 25, 04:33
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