Didier Drogba to retire from playing football at the end of the season

Published on: 14 November 2017

African legend Didier Drogba has announced that he is retiring from playing football.

The 39-year-old striker, who is playing for Phoenix Rising in America's USL, has revealed that he is to hang up his boots at the end of the current campaign.

Drogba told RMC Sport: "Ah, do you want a scoop? I think next year will be my last season.

"At some point you have to stop. I need to have time for my other projects."