Didier Drogba's last kick for Chelsea was at the end of the 2011/12 season, when he scored the winning penalty against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena, to secure Chelsea's first UEFA Champions League title.
Currently plying his trade in Turkey alongside superstars such as Dutch talent Wesley Sneijder and former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Eboue, he has helped Galatasaray into a place in the last 16 of the Champions League.
The recent Champions League draw saw the Ivorian striker pitted against his former London club, who now have his former manager Jose Mourinho at the helm. His relationship with Mourinho always seemed strong, as he was Mourinho's first-choice forward during his first spell at the club.
Together they won every domestic cup, with Drogba being his top-scorer throughout.
Drobga had a controversial exit from the Bridge as he moved to Shanghai Shenhua at the end of his Chelsea contract. He never reached supreme heights whilst playing in China, and in the next window moved to Galatasaray.
Whilst at Galatasaray, he has won two trophies - one of them the Turkish league. He scored five goals in the second half of the season for Gala, helping them to that league title.
Drogba has only managed to score three goals in the Champions League since signing for Gala, but his presence will still be felt when he returns to Stamford Bridge early next year.
Chelsea are in need of a consistent No. 9 and Didier Drogba was fantastic for them. It makes people wonder whether he should have been offered a new contract by Roman Abramovich.
John Terry should be used to playing against Drogba in training a few years ago, but whether he could stop him in the Champions League is another story completely.
Drogba's team may not get the win against a strong Chelsea side at Stamford Bridge, but it would be an ironic close to Drogba's illustrious career if he was responsible for knocking Chelsea out of this year’s UEFA Champions League after his talismanic performance which saw him win the same honour two seasons ago.
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