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Chelsea legend Drogba to visit India

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Indian fans will have a great opportunity to meet former English League (EPL) club Chelsea star when the striker visits the national capital on November 23.

Global tyre giants Yokohama, the official partner of five-time champions and current holders Chelsea FC, on Friday announced that the unique event will give the fans an opportunity to experience a special Q&A with Drogba.

Having won 12 major club trophies during his two spells at the club (2004-2012 and 2014-15), Drogba on Friday put an end to his long and storied career after playing in North America's second-tier final, in which his side, Rising, fell 0-1 to

Excited at his visit to India, Drogba said: "I am very excited to visit with Chelsea and their partners, I'm really looking forward to seeing as many of fans in as possible."

Drogba announced in March after turning 40 that this season would be his last.

With the Blues he won four titles, four FA Cups, two FA Community Shield trophies and one title.

The Ivorian star also had a great international career with 105 matches, appearing for his national team in the World Cups of 2006, 2010 and 2014, in addition to participating in five Africa Cup of Nations, where the was a runner-up in 2006 and 2012.

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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 18:18 IST
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