Didier Drogba, the former star of Chelsea FC, confirmed his contract with Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua.
“I will play for two years and half for this club.” Didier Drogba told reporters. The president of Shanghai Shenhua also confirmed this deal.
“I want to inform my fans that this contract will expire after two years and half in 2014. I think this transfer was a correct decision for me at this time. I want to discover a new league with a different culture. Im surprised with the achievements of China soccer league. I want to see more relationships between African players and China league in future.” Didier Drogba announced in a formal statement.
Drogba joined Chelsea FC in 2004. He became one of the most expensive African players in the world by making 23 million Pounds. In March 2012, he celebrated his 100th goal. Didier Yves Drogba Tébily is the captain and all-time top scorer of the Côte d’Ivoire national football team.