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Didier Drogba wins the 2020 UEFA President’s Award


Former Cote d’Ivoire international and Chelsea player, Didier Drogba has won the 2020 UEFA President’s Award.

This was disclosed in a statement issued by UEFA on its official Twitter handle.

The statement read “Didier is a hero to millions of football fans for his achievements throughout his glittering playing career.

“He is a leader and will be remembered as a player for his skill, strength and intelligence, but above all, for his insatiable appetite to succeed, a trait which is just as present in his desire to help others off the field of play.

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“The UEFA Champions League has become the greatest club competition in the world, partly due to our clubs being able to attract the best players from around the world.

“We have been lucky to have seen the likes of George Weah, Samuel Eto’o and Didier Drogba play at the very highest level.

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“They, in turn, have blazed a trail for African footballers and have given inspiration to a whole new generation who look to follow in their footsteps.”