Didier Drogba was again doing what he does greatest on Wednesday night time because the Chelsea legend fired in a hat-trick in a charity match.
The Ivorian donned Marseille’s jersey once more in a conflict in opposition to Arsene Wenger’s UNICEF XI, alongside the likes of Robert Pires and Samir Nasri.
Drogba netted twice earlier than pulling off his iconic celebration for his third, whereas F1 star Pierre Gasly discovered himself on the scoresheet.
The four-time Premier League winner, who netted 164 instances for the London membership in 381, took dwelling the match ball as Marseille ran out 7-Four victors.
Former Arsenal star Nasri, as soon as considered one of the gifted gamers within the Premier League, was additionally included in Marseille’s XI having began his profession on the south of France membership.
The ex-Man Metropolis playmaker introduced his retirement from soccer two weeks in the past on the age of 34.
Pires additionally spent two years of his profession at Marseille earlier than becoming a member of Arsenal.
The ahead went on to maneuver to the Gunners the place he cemented his title in Highbury folklore by turning into member of the ‘Invincibles’, who went the whole lot of a season unbeaten.
Wenger was the supervisor for that season, with the Frenchman taking a while away from his duties at FIFA to handle the UNICEF aspect.
The legendary Premier League supervisor’s plans to carry a World Cup each two years seem like gathering tempo after backing from two soccer federations.
The confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Affiliation Soccer (CONCACAF) and the Asian Soccer Confederation (AFC) have each given their help regardless of opposition from UEFA and CONMEBOL over the thought.