Didier Drogba

Date of birth11 March 1978
Place of birthAbidjan
NationalityIvorian
Weight74 kg
Height1.80 m
PositionForward

Drogba joined Chelsea from Olympique Marseilles in July 2004 with a four-year contract for a reported fee of £24.5 million.

The 2004 French Footballer of the Year is a big, powerful striker with a prolific goalscoring record.

Drogba, who has played a key role in Chelsea's successes under Jose Mourinho, scored Ivory Coast's first-ever goal in the World Cup finals.

It came in the Ivorians first-ever game in the finals, and his Chelsea colleague Hernan Crespo scored the opening goal in Argentina's 2-1 win at Hamburg in 2006.

Drogba's contract at Chelsea was extended to June 2010 in November 2006 and to June 2012 in August 2009.

He re-joined Chelsea in July 2014 with a one-year contract.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Le Mans 01 Jul 1998 28 Jan 2002
Guingamp 28 Jan 2002 24 Jun 2003
Olympique Marseille 24 Jun 2003 20 Jul 2004
Chelsea 20 Jul 2004 30 Jun 2012
Shanghai Shenhua 01 Jul 2012 28 Jan 2013
Galatasaray 28 Jan 2013 30 Jun 2014
Chelsea 25 Jul 2014 30 Jun 2015
Montreal Impact 27 Jul 2015

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2001-02 Guingamp French Championnat 9
2
3
4
2002-03 Guingamp French Championnat 26
8
17
6
2003-04 Olympique Marseille French Championnat 30
5
18
3
1
2003-04 Olympique Marseille UEFA Champions League 7
1
5
2
2003-04 Olympique Marseille UEFA Cup 7
6
2
2004-05 Chelsea FA Cup 1
1
2004-05 Chelsea League Cup 3
1
1
2
2004-05 Chelsea Premier League 18
8
10
1
2004-05 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 8
1
5
1
1
2005-06 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
2
2005-06 Chelsea FA Cup 3
1
2
2005-06 Chelsea League Cup
1
2005-06 Chelsea Premier League 20
9
12
8
2005-06 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5
2
1
1
2006-07 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
2006-07 Chelsea FA Cup 6
3
1
2006-07 Chelsea League Cup 3
2
4
2006-07 Chelsea Premier League 32
4
20
9
2006-07 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 12
6
2
2007-08 Chelsea FA Cup
1
2007-08 Chelsea League Cup 1
1
2007-08 Chelsea Premier League 17
2
8
5
1
2007-08 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 11
6
1
2008-09 Chelsea FA Cup 5
1
3
1
2008-09 Chelsea League Cup 2
1
2008-09 Chelsea Premier League 15
9
5
1
2008-09 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 7
3
5
2
2009-10 Chelsea FA Community Shield 1
2009-10 Chelsea FA Cup 4
3
2009-10 Chelsea League Cup
2
2
2009-10 Chelsea Premier League 31
1
29
7
2009-10 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5
3
1
1
2010-11 Chelsea FA Community Shield
1
2010-11 Chelsea FA Cup 2
2010-11 Chelsea Premier League 30
6
11
6
2010-11 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5
2
2
1
2011-12 Chelsea FA Cup 2
1
2
1
2011-12 Chelsea Premier League 16
8
5
1
1
2011-12 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 7
1
6
2
2012-13 Galatasaray UEFA Champions League 4
1
2
2013-14 Galatasaray UEFA Champions League 8
2
1
2014-15 Chelsea FA Cup 2
2014-15 Chelsea League Cup 2
3
1
2014-15 Chelsea Premier League 8
20
4
5
2014-15 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 2
3
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
30 Jan 2002 Metz v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 23
02 Feb 2002 Guingamp v Auxerre D 0-0 French Championnat 24
06 Feb 2002 Olympique Marseille v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 25
23 Feb 2002 AS Monaco v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 27
06 Mar 2002 Guingamp v Lorient D 0-0 French Championnat 28
16 Mar 2002 FC Sochaux Montbeliard v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 29
23 Mar 2002 Guingamp v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 30
06 Apr 2002 Montpellier v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 31
13 Apr 2002 Guingamp v Bordeaux D 0-0 French Championnat 32
27 Apr 2002 RC Lens v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 33
04 May 2002 Guingamp v Troyes D 0-0 French Championnat 34
02 Aug 2002 Guingamp v Olympique Lyonnais D 3-3 French Championnat 1
10 Aug 2002 Ajaccio AC v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 2
17 Aug 2002 Guingamp v Rennes D 0-0 French Championnat 3
24 Aug 2002 Auxerre v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 4
31 Aug 2002 Guingamp v Bordeaux D 0-0 French Championnat 5
11 Sep 2002 Le Havre v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 6
14 Sep 2002 Guingamp v Nice D 0-0 French Championnat 7
26 Oct 2002 Guingamp v Sedan D 0-0 French Championnat 12
02 Nov 2002 Troyes v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 13
09 Nov 2002 Guingamp v Olympique Marseille D 0-0 French Championnat 14
16 Nov 2002 Bastia v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 15
23 Nov 2002 Guingamp v FC Sochaux Montbeliard D 0-0 French Championnat 16
30 Nov 2002 RC Lens v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 17
04 Dec 2002 Guingamp v Nantes D 0-0 French Championnat 18
15 Dec 2002 AS Monaco v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 19
20 Dec 2002 Guingamp v Ajaccio AC D 0-0 French Championnat 20
11 Jan 2003 Rennes v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 21
15 Jan 2003 Guingamp v Auxerre D 0-0 French Championnat 22
22 Jan 2003 Bordeaux v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 23
29 Jan 2003 Guingamp v Le Havre D 0-0 French Championnat 24
01 Feb 2003 Nice v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 25
05 Feb 2003 Guingamp v Lille D 0-0 French Championnat 26
08 Feb 2003 Strasbourg v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 27
22 Feb 2003 Guingamp v Paris St Germain D 0-0 French Championnat 28
01 Mar 2003 Montpellier v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 29
08 Mar 2003 Sedan v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 30
22 Mar 2003 Guingamp v Troyes D 0-0 French Championnat 31
05 Apr 2003 Olympique Marseille v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 32
12 Apr 2003 Guingamp v Bastia D 0-0 French Championnat 33
19 Apr 2003 FC Sochaux Montbeliard v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 34
03 May 2003 Guingamp v RC Lens D 0-0 French Championnat 35
10 May 2003 Nantes v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 36
20 May 2003 Guingamp v AS Monaco D 0-0 French Championnat 37
24 May 2003 Olympique Lyonnais v Guingamp D 0-0 French Championnat 38


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2002-03 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 2
3
1
2002-03 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
1
2003-04 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 2
2
1
2003-04 Ivory Coast International Friendly 2
3
2004-05 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 4
4
2005-06 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 5
3
2005-06 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 4
3
2
2005-06 Ivory Coast International Friendly 8
4
1
2006-07 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 3
1
2006-07 Ivory Coast International Friendly 4
2
2007-08 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 6
3
2007-08 Ivory Coast International Friendly 5
3
2008-09 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 3
3
2008-09 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast Africa Cup of Nations 3
1
2009-10 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 3
2
4
2009-10 Ivory Coast International Friendly 5
2
2010-11 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
2012-13 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
1
1
2013-14 Ivory Coast FIFA World Cup 4
2
2
1
2013-14 Ivory Coast International Friendly 1
1
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Sep 2002 Ivory Coast v South Africa D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 11
11 Feb 2003 Cameroon v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
08 Jun 2003 Ivory Coast v Burundi W 6-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group 11
31 Mar 2004 Tunisia v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
28 Apr 2004 Ivory Coast v Guinea W 4-2 International Friendly
06 Jun 2004 Ivory Coast v Libya W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
20 Jun 2004 Egypt v Ivory Coast W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
04 Jul 2004 Cameroon v Ivory Coast L 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
27 Mar 2005 Ivory Coast v Benin W 3-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
03 Jun 2005 Libya v Ivory Coast D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
19 Jun 2005 Ivory Coast v Egypt W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
17 Aug 2005 France v Ivory Coast L 3-0 International Friendly
04 Sep 2005 Ivory Coast v Cameroon L 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
08 Oct 2005 Sudan v Ivory Coast W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Africa group 3
12 Nov 2005 Romania v Ivory Coast W 1-2 International Friendly
16 Nov 2005 Italy v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
17 Jan 2006 Jordan v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
21 Jan 2006 Morocco v Ivory Coast W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group A
24 Jan 2006 Libya v Ivory Coast W 1-2 Africa Cup of Nations Group A
04 Feb 2006 Cameroon v Ivory Coast W 1-1 (12-11) Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
07 Feb 2006 Nigeria v Ivory Coast W 0-1 Africa Cup of Nations Semi-final
10 Feb 2006 Egypt v Ivory Coast L 0-0 (2-4) Africa Cup of Nations Final
01 Mar 2006 Spain v Ivory Coast L 3-2 International Friendly
27 May 2006 Switzerland v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
30 May 2006 Chile v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
04 Jun 2006 Slovenia v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
10 Jun 2006 Argentina v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Jun 2006 Netherlands v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
16 Aug 2006 Ivory Coast v Senegal L 0-1 International Friendly
07 Oct 2006 Ivory Coast v Gabon W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
15 Nov 2006 Ivory Coast v Sweden W 1-0 International Friendly
06 Feb 2007 Ivory Coast v Guinea W 1-0 International Friendly
21 Mar 2007 Mauritius v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
24 Mar 2007 Madagascar v Ivory Coast W 0-3 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
02 Jun 2007 Ivory Coast v Madagascar W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group 1
22 Aug 2007 Ivory Coast v Egypt D 0-0 International Friendly
17 Oct 2007 Austria v Ivory Coast L 3-2 International Friendly
17 Nov 2007 Angola v Ivory Coast L 2-1 International Friendly
21 Nov 2007 Qatar v Ivory Coast W 1-6 International Friendly
12 Jan 2008 Kuwait v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
21 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Nigeria W 1-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
25 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Benin W 4-1 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
29 Jan 2008 Ivory Coast v Mali W 3-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Group B
03 Feb 2008 Ivory Coast v Guinea W 5-0 Africa Cup of Nations Finals quarter-final
07 Feb 2008 Ivory Coast v Egypt L 1-4 Africa Cup of Nations Finals semi-final
09 Feb 2008 Ghana v Ivory Coast L 4-2 Africa Cup of Nations Finals 3rd place
11 Feb 2009 Turkey v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
29 Mar 2009 Ivory Coast v Malawi W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
07 Jun 2009 Guinea v Ivory Coast W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
20 Jun 2009 Burkina Faso v Ivory Coast W 2-3 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
05 Sep 2009 Ivory Coast v Burkina Faso W 5-0 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
10 Oct 2009 Malawi v Ivory Coast D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group E
04 Jan 2010 Tanzania v Ivory Coast W 0-1 International Friendly
07 Jan 2010 Rwanda v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
11 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Burkina Faso D 0-0 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
15 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Ghana W 3-1 Africa Cup of Nations Group B
24 Jan 2010 Ivory Coast v Algeria L 2-3 Africa Cup of Nations Quarter-final
03 Mar 2010 Ivory Coast v Korea Republic L 0-2 International Friendly
30 May 2010 Paraguay v Ivory Coast D 2-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2010 Japan v Ivory Coast W 0-2 International Friendly
15 Jun 2010 Ivory Coast v Portugal D 0-0 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
20 Jun 2010 Brazil v Ivory Coast L 3-1 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
25 Jun 2010 Korea DPR v Ivory Coast W 0-3 FIFA World Cup Finals group G
10 Aug 2010 Italy v Ivory Coast W 0-1 International Friendly
15 Aug 2012 Russia v Ivory Coast D 1-1 International Friendly
14 Nov 2012 Austria v Ivory Coast W 0-3 International Friendly
07 Sep 2013 Ivory Coast v Morocco D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 2nd round group C
12 Oct 2013 Ivory Coast v Senegal W 3-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
16 Nov 2013 Senegal v Ivory Coast D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Africa 3rd round
30 May 2014 Bosnia and Herzegovina v Ivory Coast L 2-1 International Friendly
05 Jun 2014 El Salvador v Ivory Coast W 1-2 International Friendly
14 Jun 2014 Ivory Coast v Japan W 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
19 Jun 2014 Colombia v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C
24 Jun 2014 Greece v Ivory Coast L 2-1 FIFA World Cup Finals Group C


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.