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Didier Drogba
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Personal information
Full nameDidier Yves Drogba Tébily
Date of birth11 March 1978 (1978-03-11) (age 42)
Place of birthAbidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubChelsea
Number11
Youth career
1996-1997Levallois
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1998-2002
2002-2003
2003-2004
2004-
Le Mans
En Avant Guingamp
Olympique Marseille
Chelsea
National team
2002-Côte d'Ivoire
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).

Didier Yves Drogba Tébily (born 11 March 1978 in Abidjan) is a Côte d'Ivoire professional football player. He lived there 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’Ivore. He plays for Chelsea in the English Premier League, wearing the number 11 shirt. Drogba is the current African Footballer of the Year. In season 2006/07, 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. Drogba was happy to move to Chelsea FC because Chelsea is a famous team in the English Premier League. Drogba is a member of Côte d'Ivoire’s national team.

Club career statistics

[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 statistics

[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

Awards

Chelsea
Personal

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