Ivorian star Didier Drogba has surpassed Swedish star Zlatan Ibrahimovic in supporters’ votes for the best striker in the French Football League for the past 20 years.
The vote was carried out via the official account of the French league on the social networking site “Twitter”, and saw the participation of 40 thousand and 94 fans, and Drogba got 51% of the votes, according to the newspaper “Daily Mail ” Saturday.
Drogba played for three seasons in the French League, where he represented the Gangan team between 2001 and 2003 and spent the 2003-2004 season in the ranks of Marseille.
Drogba, 42, expressed his happiness at the victory and said on Twitter: “It’s a tribute from the fans, thanks to the Ganges and Marseille who allowed me to enjoy these incredible sensations … I would like to express my respect to all the attackers who took part in the French League. “
Drogba scored 39 goals in 80 matches in the French league, but the most successful period of his professional career was in the ranks of Chelsea.
As for Ibrahimovic, he played between 2012 and 2016 in the ranks of Paris Saint-Germain and scored 113 goals in 122 games in the French League. Ibrahimovic has won the podium four times in France, while Drogba has not been crowned title.
Source: Paris – DBA