Didier Drogba – born 11 March 1978 – is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a striker for American club Phoenix Rising.
He is the all-time top scorer and former captain of the Ivory Coast national team.
He is best known for his career at Chelsea, for whom he has scored more goals than any other foreign player and is currently the club’s fourth highest goal scorer of all time.
He has been named African Footballer of the Year twice, winning the accolade in 2006 and 2009.
Drogba was a pundit on BBC’s World Cup coverage in 2018.