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Chelsea great Drogba quit football after loses USL Cup final

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 09/11/2018

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has quit football finally after losing with Phoenix Rising 1-0 by Louisville City FC in the United Soccer League Cup final. 

The 40-year-old striker who featured on Thursday night encounter and a second-half goal from Louisville City's' Luke Spencer was just enough to deny the Ivorian a fairytale finale.

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Drogba had scored three goals in three games to steer Phoenix through the playoffs in America's second tier but wasn't able to prevent Louisville retaining their title.

The two-time African Footballer of the Year, who is also a co-owner of the club, announced back in March that this season would be his last after spells with Le Mans, Guingamp, Marseille, Chelsea, Shanghai Shenhua, Galatasaray, Montreal Impact and Phoenix Rising.

Drogba has found back of the 65 times from 104 games for Ivory Coast plus 297 clubs goals in 679 appearances.

 

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