The idea of Didier Drogba playing for a club he owns is wonderful… paper.
In reality it’s a little tough to watch.
The Chelsea legend has been banging in the goals for Phoenix Rising in the second tier of American football.
The 39-year-old added to his impressive season tally at the weekend with a goal in extra-time away to Swope Park Rangers.
His header in the 99th minute appeared to be the dramatic winner and so Drogba celebrated with suitable enthusiasm.
It’s just a same he was joined in his celebrations by just one fan…
It’s great to see him still scoring goals but it looks like he’s playing glorified Sunday League for crying out loud.
This man in a Champions League winning hero!
We do rate the fact he celebrated right in front of the opposition’s substitutes.
The official attendance for the game in Missouri was 912.
And the worst thing about it all is that Phoenix conceded in the 109th minute and then lost the penalty shootout 4-2.
Drogba should be commended for what he’s doing stateside, we just don’t advise you look up the highlights.
This free-kick goal from early in the season for example…