History Repeats Itself As Drogba Joins French Ligue
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French Ligue 1 Club, Guingamp has signed Isaac Drogba.
The 17-year old who is the son of the Legend Didier Drogba prior to this deal was in the Chelsea academy and was unveiled 16 years after Didier his father signed a deal of £80,000 deal from Le Mans.
As stated on the club’s website, “The recruiting unit of the Akademi EAG is very happy to record the signature of Isaac Drogba, son of Didier Drogba. Born in Vannes on December 15, 2000, and trained in Chelsea, he joined the U19 Akademi.”
“We welcome Isaac and the full success of the EAG.”
Responding to this feat,39-Year-Old Didier Drogba who plays for MLS side Phoenix Rising wrote, “Couldn’t be more proud of you.”
Former colleagues of Didier in Chelsea also sent in their congratulatory messages.
“Congratulations! I remember Isaac as the small polite boy! Now a man!,” Frank Lampard Wrote.
“Can’t believe how big he is mate, congratulations,” John Terry added.
Reports reveal that, “It was during a solitary season with the Guingamp that Drogba Snr really burst onto the scene in France, earning a move to Marseille the very next summer where he would catch the eye of Europe by leading them to the 2004 UEFA Cup final.”
“Chelsea paid £24million to sign him that summer and the rest is history as far as the Stamford Bridge faithful are concerned. Four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and one Champions League followed in the ensuing nine seasons across two spell.”