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Didier Drogba retires from international football

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Chelsea star Didier Drogba has retired from international football after securing 104 caps for Ivory coast, scoring 65 goals in the process.

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Drogba hangs up his international boots

Drogba played for the Ivory Coast over 12 years, as he travelled to three World Cup finals with his country in 2006, 2010 and 2014.

The Ivorian also travelled to two Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, and has also been the captain for eight years.

Chelsea career

After moving from Marseille to Chelsea in the summer of 2004, Drogba made 226 appearances for the Blues in the Premier League - 47 of those as a substitute.

In his Premier League career so far, Drogba has scored 100 goals, and has three Premier League title to his name.

Drogba was a runner-up in the 2008 Champions League and scored the winning penalty in the 2012 Champions League final against Bayern Munich to help Chelsea to their first Champions League title.

The penalty would turn out to be his last touch of his first stint at Chelsea, as he moved to Shanghai Shenhua that summer.

Drogba moved back to Chelsea in this summer's transfer window for free after his contract with Galatasaray ran out. The deal is only a one year deal and he will link up with new Chelsea signing Diego Costa in London.

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