Didier Drogba rolls back the years with brilliant brace in ‘Match for Hope’ as Chelsea legend brings back his iconic celebration

  • Didier Drogba scored two goals in a charity match in Qatar on Friday night
  • The forward produced two brilliant strikes in the second half of the match
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Chelsea legend Dider Drogba showed he’s still got it as he scored two top quality goals during a star-studded charity match in Qatar on Friday night.

Drogba was one of a number of footballing legends taking part in the Match for Hope, which boasted a lineup that included the likes of David Villa, Kaka and Eden Hazard.

And he clearly still knows where the goal is as he produced two brilliant finishes for Team Aboflah.

The first was a lovely team goal as Kaka and Yung Filly exchanged quick passes before the latter flicked a ball over the top for Drogba, who proceeded to lash the it into the bottom corner with his left.

The Ivorian then bagged his second in the closing stages of the game, latching on to a ball over the top and rounding the keeper before tapping it into the empty net.

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Didier Drogba celebrates after scoring the first of his two goals in Friday’s charity match

The 45-year-old made brought back the memories as he performed his trademark celebration after both goals.

Drogba’s goals weren’t enough as his team were beaten 7-5 by Team Chunkz on the night. 

Drogba retired from professional football back in 2018 at the age of 40, ending his career in America.

He is best remembered for his time with Chelsea, where he scored 164 goals in 381 appearances, winning four Premier Leagues and a Champions League.

Drogba produced two brilliant finishes in the second half but still ended up on the losing side

Drogba produced two brilliant finishes in the second half but still ended up on the losing side 

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