Is Drogba Truly The Goal King To Come Out Of Africa?

Eden Hazard believes Drogba is 'the king' of goals

Didier Drogba who is 36 has enjoyed a successful playing career, both as a national team player and a club professional. From his days at Le Mans, to Olympic Marseille, Drogba has done spectacularly well, much to the pleasure and dismay of many

When he left Chelsea, after the 2012 Champions League triumph, many including some very football fanatics believed he would return to the Stamford Bridge club; nevertheless, wherever Jose Mourinho went, there he would be

Indeed it became reality when the Ivorian veteran was recalled to the Blues, us as Mourinho took charge at the helms

Drogba may not have won many titles, especially as a national player for the Elephants of Cote D’ Ivoire, only nearing an AFCON triumph in Egypt 2006 before losing to the host

As at September 2014, Drogba has scored 239 goals in 525 appearances so far, for both club and country in a professional career which began in 1997

Compared to Samuel Eto’o who is 3 years younger, with a professional appearance record of 461 and 234 goals for clubs and 204 apps, 57 goals for country, in a career that kicked off professionally in 1997, who is the real African goal king?

Chelsea teammate Eden Hazard thinks Drogba is

The 23 year-old Belgium international posted a photo of him and Drogba ‘goal king’

Hazard concludes with a photo of them on Instagram

Well, they are both retired from the national team, with only a few years left for them to remain active as professional players.


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