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Didier Yves Tebily Drogba
Didier Yves Tebily Drogba

Cote d'Ivoire

Professional Football Player


More by user: agoloko
Created: 5th Feb 2008
Modified: 10th Jun 2010
Professional Information
Professional Areas:
Soccer
Employer:
Côte d’Ivoire National Team and FC Chelsea
Position:
Forward
Working primarily in:
Cote d'Ivoire

Description of Work:

Didier Drogba is today the best African striker and the main scorer of Chelsea FC.


Biographical Information
Didier Yves Tebily Drogba
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Mar/11/1978
Gender: male
Interests: Sports , African culture , Travel , Music and Fashion
Location:
  City: London
Place of Origin: Cote d'Ivoire

Didier Drogba has played football around the world. Born in Abidjan, he left at the age of 8 to follow his uncle Goba Michel, a football player in France. From there on, he grows up in several places in France and start playing for Levallois, a small team near Paris. From there he went to Le Mans before moving to Guingamp, Marseille and now Chelsea.

Today he is a world class player and considering a move from Chelsea to an Italian team at the end of this season.

With the Ivorian national team, Drogba played in the 2006 FIFA World Cup and scored 1 goal. He also played and lost the final of the African Cup of Nations in 2006, and was the African footballer of the year that year.



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Author: akayisabe
Fri Jul 9 21:16:40 2010

My 2010 Africa World Cup players are:

1. Vincent Enyeama ( Nigeria) 2. André Ayew ( Ghana) 3. Asamoah Gyan ( Ghana) 4. R. Kingston ( Ghana) 5. Kevin-Prince Boateng ( Ghana) 6. Ekoto ( Cameroon) 6. Annan ( Ghana) 7. Yaya Touré ( Ivory Coast) 8. Didier Drogba ( Ivory Coast) 9.Tshabalala ( S Africa) 10.Samuel Etoo ( Cameroon)

Author: Joseph Okhiku *AUchi Polytechnic, Auchi(
Sat Jul 10 16:54:22 2010

I think that Vincent Eyeama derves more than that because he had a wonderful performance in world cup and he derserves to be the best goal keeper of all times. i strongly blieve in his abilities.

Author: ifiokudoukpeh
Sun Jul 11 15:53:00 2010

AFRICANS BEST 10 PLAYERS IN 2010 WORLD CUP: 1~vincent enyeama./NIGERIA\ it seems the foreign players underated him but he made the greatest save so far in south africa. 2~Gyan /GHANA\ 3~ yaya toure/IVORY COAST\ 4~Pantsil/GHANA\ … [Read Full Text]

Author: danjamesjames
Thu Jul 29 16:04:38 2010

I tink vicent eyema derves africa best keep

Author: danjamesjames
Thu Jul 29 16:05:23 2010

I tink vicent eyema derves africa best keep

Author: INSURMOUNTABLE PUTU
Mon Jun 21 15:34:26 2010

Please , Please , do we not have africans who are capable to coach our national teams? why do we believe not in ourselves? Leaders of Africa , what decisions and choices are you making? leadership is about making great decisions that will positively impact your people. African teams at the world cup have white coaches and white managers , what a shame and disgrace. i am not trying to be a racist but that is a stupid choice by our so-called leaders in africa who do not believe in themselves and want our teams to perform miracles. shame on… [Read Full Text]

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