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Drogba named Ligue 1’s best striker of past 20 years

Chelsea hero, Didier Drogba, has been named Ligue 1’s best striker of the past 20 years.

Former Ivorian striker Didier Drogba

The vote was held on Ligue 1’s official Twitter account, with Drogba receiving 51 percent of the 40,094 votes that were cast.

Drogba played in Ligue 1 for three seasons, representing Guingamp between 2001 and 2003 before spending the 2003-2004 campaign with Marseille.

The 42-year-old was delighted to receive the honour and tweeted: “Wow what recognition from the fans, thank you @EAGuingamp @OM_Officiel for allowing me to experience these incredible emotions.

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“Great respect to all strikers who have played in the French championship.”

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