Didier Drogba

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Didier Yves Drogba Tébily (French pronunciation: ​[didje dʁɔɡba]; born 11 March 1978) is an Ivorian retired professional footballer who played as a striker. He is the all-time top scorer and former captain of the Ivory Coast national team. He is best known for his career at Chelsea, for whom he has scored more goals than any other foreign player and is currently the club's fourth highest goal scorer of all time. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Didier Drogba has received more than 7,719,689 page views. His biography is available in 78 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 75 in 2019). Didier Drogba is the 260th most popular soccer player (down from 198th in 2019), the 4th most popular biography from Côte d'Ivoire (down from 2nd in 2019) and the most popular Ivorian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Didier Drogba ranks 260 out of 16,923Before him are Lee Yoo-hyung, Pepe, Teófilo Cubillas, Helmut Haller, Raimundo Orsi, and Yoshio Fujiwara. After him are Ken Noritake, René van de Kerkhof, Andoni Zubizarreta, Masahiro Hamazaki, Hilderaldo Bellini, and Ko Takamoro.

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Among people born in 1978, Didier Drogba ranks 5Before him are Gianluigi Buffon, Kobe Bryant, Miroslav Klose, and Carles Puyol. After him are Michelle Rodriguez, Gennaro Gattuso, Frank Lampard, Ashton Kutcher, Rachel McAdams, Ian Somerhalder, and Omar Sy.

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In Côte d'Ivoire

Among people born in Côte d'Ivoire, Didier Drogba ranks 4 out of 107Before him are Alassane Ouattara (1942), Félix Houphouët-Boigny (1905), and Laurent Gbagbo (1945). After him are Alpha Blondy (1953), Yaya Touré (1983), Henri Konan Bédié (1934), Robert Guéï (1941), Salomon Kalou (1985), Ahmadou Kourouma (1927), Amadou Gon Coulibaly (1959), and Daniel Kablan Duncan (1943).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Côte d'Ivoire

Among soccer players born in Côte d'Ivoire, Didier Drogba ranks 1After him are Yaya Touré (1983), Salomon Kalou (1985), Basile Boli (1967), Kolo Touré (1981), Gervinho (1987), Seydou Doumbia (1987), Ibrahim Touré (1985), Bonaventure Kalou (1978), Didier Zokora (1980), Emmanuel Eboué (1983), and Abdul Kader Keïta (1981).

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