Browsing: Didier Drogba

The 43-year-old, who is Chelsea’s fourth-highest goalscorer of all-time with 164 goals in 381 appearances, not only led the Ivory Coast to three World Cups but played a vital role in the peace process in the West African nation.

Drogba, 42, is one of three candidates standing for election as president of the Ivorian Football Federation in September, but is yet to win the endorsement of any of the five special interest groups needed to get onto the ballot.

Premier League side, Everton FC, have joined battle for the signature of Lille striker Victor Osimhen, with Carlo Ancelotti and Brendan Rodgers keen on the Ligue 1 goal-machine.

The Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend, 41, announced his intention to run in September as he seeks to restore the image of the country’s game.

Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba ended his glittering footballing career in defeat as Phoenix Rising lost to Louisville City in the USL Cup final.