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Didier Drogba

Ivorian association football player

Didier Yves Drogba Tébily (born 11 March 1978 in Abidjan) is a Côte d'Ivoire professional football player. He plays for Phoenix Rising FC in the United Soccer League.

Didier Drogba
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Personal information
Full name Didier Yves Drogba Tébily
Date of birth (1978-03-11) 11 March 1978 (age 41)
Place of birth Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker
Club information
Current team
Chelsea
Number 11
Youth career
1996-1997 Levallois
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1998-2002
2002-2003
2003-2004
2004-2015
2012-2013
Le Mans U.C. 72
En Avant de Guingamp
Olympique de Marseille
Chelsea F.C.
Shanghai Shenhua
National team
2002-2014 Côte d'Ivoire national football team
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

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Early lifeEdit

He lived in Abidjan until he was 5 years old and then he moved to France to live with his uncle, Michael Goba. His uncle had been a professional football player in Cote d’Ivoire.

CareerEdit

In the 2006/07 season, he was the top scorer of the English Premier League with 20 goals. Drogba played for Le Mans at Ligue 2 in 1998. He moved to Olympique Marseille in 2003 and scored 29 goals in the next season. In July 2004, Drogba moved to Chelsea in the English Premier League. Drogba stayed at Chelsea for about 10 years. Drogba was a member of Côte d'Ivoire’s national team and was their top scorer with 65 goals in 105 appearances.

Club career statisticsEdit

[1]

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
FranceLeague Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue EuropeTotal
1998/99 Le Mans Division 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 - 2 0
1999/00 30 7 0 0 2 0 - 32 7
2000/01 11 0 2 0 0 0 - 13 0
2001/02 21 5 1 1 2 1 - 24 7
2001/02 En Avant Guingamp Division 1 11 3 0 0 0 0 - 11 3
2002/03 Ligue 1 34 17 3 4 2 0 - 39 21
2003/04 Olympique Marseille Ligue 1 35 19 2 1 2 1 16 11 55 32
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
2004/05 Chelsea Premier League 26 10 2 0 4 1 9 5 41 16
2005/06 29 12 3 1 1 0 7 1 40 14
2006/07 36 20 6 3 5 4 12 6 59 33
2007/08 19 8 1 0 1 1 11 6 32 15
2008/09 24 5 6 3 2 1 10 5 42 14
2009/10
Country France 144 51 8 6 8 2 16 11 176 70
England 134 55 18 7 13 7 49 23 214 92
Total 278 106 26 13 21 9 65 34 390 162

International career statisticsEdit

[2]

Côte d'Ivoire national team
YearAppsGoals
2002 1 0
2003 7 4
2004 7 6
2005 8 7
2006 14 8
2007 8 4
2008 8 4
2009 7 8
2010
Total 60 41

AwardsEdit

Chelsea
Personal

Other websitesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Home - Official Site - Chelsea Football Club". ChelseaFC.
  2. [http://www.rsssf.com/miscellaneous/drogba-intlg.html "Didier Yves Drogba T�bily - Century of International Appearances"]. www.rsssf.com. replacement character in |title= at position 21 (help)