Didier Drogba retires from football at age 40: “It all started in 1989 …”

Didier Drogba si ritira a 40 anni: "Tutto ha avuto inizio nel 1989..."

Didier Drogba retires at 40: "It all started in 1989 …"

LONDON (ENGLAND) – Didier Drogba has retired from playing football at 40 with the following post on Instagram.
"1989 or where it all began – writes Drogba – when I think of the last 20 years of my professional career, looking at this photo I can not be proud of what I got as a player. The most important thing is that this path has formed me as a man. If someone were to tell you that your dreams are too big, thank him and work ever harder and harder to turn them into reality. "

A stellar career

Drogba is the record holder of the goals (35) for Chelsea in UEFA club competitions.  

As he writes Wikipedia is considered one of the best players of his generation, he won the recognition as an African footballer of the year in 2006 and 2009, while in the seasons 2006-2007 and 2009-2010 he was top scorer of the Premier League, achieving respectively 20 and 29 networks.

On March 11, 2012 marks the decisive goal in the Chelsea victory over Stoke City (1-0), becoming the first African football player in history to score 100 goals in the Premier League. On 19 May 2012, he led Chelsea to conquer the first Champions League in the history of the London club. On October 17, 2013, he received the Golden Foot award.  

With his national team he obtained the first historical qualification for the world championship in 2006: on this occasion he also created the first network for his country in the competition. Holds the record of goals scored with the Ivory Coast (65).  

On 6 March 2012, according to a precise statistic regarding the goals scored in the National team and in the clubs, it was voted by IFFHS as the best bomber of the XXI century.

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1989 or where it all started !! When I think I've been able to do it again I'm getting a job as a man. If anyone tells you they are too big, just say thank you and work harder and smarter to turn them into reality. #alwaysbelieve I wanna thank all the players, managers, teams and fans that I have met and made this journey one of a kind !!! Also a huuuuge thank you and love to my family ♥ , my Personal Team for supporting me all my career during the ups and downs no matter what. Looking forward to the next Chapter and hoping    DD11 1989 Là où tout à commencé !! Quand je pense aux 20 dernières années de ma carrière professionnelle, regarder cette photo de ma première license, ne peut que me rendre plus fier de ce que j'ai accompli en tant que joueur mais plus important encore, comment cette aventure à fait de moi l'homme que je suis aujourd'hui. Yes quelqu'un vous dit un jour que vos rêves sont trop grands, acquiescez et travaillez plus durs intelligemment pour les rendre réalité !!!! J'aimerai remercier tous les joueurs, coaches, équipes, et supporters, que j'ai rencontré and ont fait de cette carrière un moment très spécial. A grand goods du fond du cœur à toute ma famille, mon "équipe personnelle" de m'avoir soutenu durant toute ma carrière, dans les bons comme dans les mauvais moments. Hâte de démarrer le prochain chapitre en espérant que Dieu me bénisse une fois de plus comme a fait pendant toute ma carrière    DD11 #Dunkerque #Abbeville #Tourcoing #Vannes #LevalloisPerret #Lemans #Guingamp #Marseille #Chelsea #Shanghai #istanbul #Montreal #phoenix @usldunkerqueofficiel @levalloisfootball @ lemansfc.officiel @eaguingamp @olympiquedemarseille @chelseafc @shanghaishenhua @galatasaray @impactmontreal @phxrisingfc

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Happy birthday to The Special One @ caroline_mc1 ❤ I know you do not like this but  ♂️ &

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Retirement ???  ♂️

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Birthday Boy @Diplo Blessed

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This will never get old @berkebakay @phxrisingfc ♥ Enjoy your week my Fo'Lovers ♥

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Done deal ✅

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Three weeks ago, the @ippon_technologies Foundation did us the honor to partner with the Didier Drogba Foundation to help us setting up a digital school in Vitré Ivory Coast @ippon_technologies share with us the simple values ​​of participation and social inclusion. We are very pleased to announce that this partnership will continue with four other schools that will soon be equipped. We look forward to continued work and see the positive effects of this project on the ground with the @ippon_technologies team. The ya trois semaines de cela, the fondation @ ippon_technologies nous a fait the honneur de réaliser, en partenariat avec la FDD, the place of une école numérique à Vitré. Cette belle initiative n'est que le début d'une grande histoire. @ippon_technologies s'inscrit de façon positive, tout comme nous, dans des valeurs simples de partage et d'insertion social. Je suis très heureux d'annoncer que ce partenariat se poursuivra avec quatre autres écoles qui seront bientôt équipées. HÃ'te d'être sur le terrain with the @ippon_technologies team

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