Knowledge Identifier: +Didier_Drogba
Born in 1978.
Countries: United Kingdom (18%), France (14%), Ivory Coast (8%)
Linked to: Chelsea F.C., Liverpool F.C., Olympique de Marseille, Arsenal F.C.
He completed two hat-tricks; one against Watford and the other against Levski Sofia in the !Champions_League (UEFA_Champions_League), Chelsea's first hat-trick in European competition since Gianluca Vialli in the Cup Winners' Cup in 1997
His eldest son, Isaac, was born in France in 1999
He moved to Olympique de Marseille in 2003 for £3,3 million
Chinese Super League - After former Fluminense midfielder Darío Conca transferred in 2011, Some noticeable signings during the 2012 seasons include former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba and Nicolas Anelka, former &Barcelona (FC_Barcelona) midfielder Seydou Keita and Fábio Rochemback, former Sevilla forward Frédéric Kanouté, former Blackburn Rovers forward Yakubu Aiyegbeni and former Borussia Dortmund forward Lucas Barrios
Nicolas Anelka - On 19 June 2012, it was confirmed that Anelka's former Chelsea-teammate Didier Drogba would join Shanghai Shenhua
Emmanuel Eboue - During the 2013 winter transfer window, he was joined by national teammate Didier Drogba on 28 January 2013
On 16 April 2014, Drogba announced on his Instagram page that he has teamed up with French male clothing brand HOM to launch his own personal underwear range named Drogba & Co. The project will create a social impact as a percentage of every sale will go to the Didier Drogba Foundation
Jack McInerney - On August 4, 2015, McInerney was traded to the Columbus Crew SC in exchange for a 2nd round pick in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft after the Impact signed Didier Drogba
Michy Batshuayi - A December 2015 profiling by "FourFourTwo" likened Batshuayi to Didier Drogba for his speed, strength, positioning and link-up play, despite being shorter than the Ivorian
On 12 April 2017, after nearly four months as a free agent and declining a move to Corinthians, Drogba signed for USL side Phoenix Rising FC, he became an owner of the club making him the very first player-owner in football history
Isaac Drogba signed for French club Guingamp in February 2018