- Didier Drogba has been named as the winner of the 2020 UEFA president's award
- The Ivorian football legend scored 44 goals in 92 Champions League encounters
- Bayern Munich goalie Manuel Neuer has also been named the best goalkeeper
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has been named as the winner of the 2020 UEFA president's award beating the likes of Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona legend Lionel Messi.
The European football governing body made the announcement on Thursday afternoon, October 1, during the live draw of the 2020/21 Champions League group stages.
Didier Drogba was one of the best strikers in the world during his active playing days for Chelsea where he won the Premier League and also the Champions League titles.
The 42-year-old Ivorian played 92 Champions League games scoring 44 goals which was an incredible record for the African football legend.
During his time at Chelsea, Didier Drogba won four Premier League titles, four FA Cup, two Community Shield and one Champions League.
Also, UEFA have named Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer as the best Champions League goalie for the season.
The 34-year-old was superb last season for Bayern Munich in the Champions League which they won beating Paris-Saint-Germain in the final.
Neuer is also the captain of the Germany national senior team and was among the players who won the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Chelsea fan identified as Erik Persson has tattooed the image of the Blues' legend Didier Drogba on his leg and posted it on social media which was seen by the Ivorian.
The tattoo is an amazing design to prove that Erik Persson is a fan of the former Ivorian footballer who was superb while playing at Stamford Bridge.
After inking the image of Drogba on his leg, Persson decided to show it to the world by tagging the Chelsea legend to the post on his twitter account.
Luckily for him, Didier Drogba saw the design and appreciated it while commenting on the post on social media.
Drogba moved to Chelsea for a record £24 million fee in 2004 making him the most expensive Ivorian player in history.
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