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Didier Drogba set to retire from playing

Didier Drogba has played football at the highest levels for 20 years. Today, the Ivory Coast and Chelsea legend finally retires from playing. And the 40-year-old could go on a high if his current team wins a playoff final in the second tier of American football. Drogba plays for Phoenix Rising in the United States, a team he partly owns and has led to the United Soccer League final. The team is bidding for a spot in Major League Soccer, the top division in the United States. Berke Bakay is the Phoenix owner who took Drogba to the club.

(Picture: Didier Drogba of Phoenix Rising FC (left) Arturo Diz Pe of Portland Timbers 2 (right) during a USL playoff match 2018 (Credit: Joe Hicks/Getty Images)

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