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Drogba splits from his wife after 20yrs. of marriage

The pair married in Monaco on June 12, 2011 in the presence of selected guests, but after 20 years of togetherness, the player says they have split.

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Didier Drogba, a former Ivorian international and Chelsea legend, declared his separation from Lalla Diakite, his estranged wife.

The pair married in Monaco on June 12, 2011 in the presence of selected guests, but after 20 years of togetherness, the player says they have split.

However, he did not clarify the reasons for their split, the two-time winner of the Africa Player of the Year Award acknowledged that it was a tough decision.

Drogba splits from his wife
Didier Drogba

However, he said their three children would receive full security, adding that the family’s privacy would remain safe.

He wrote: “I am not used to discussing my private life, but due to speculation in the media today, I will confirm that unfortunately after 20 years together Lalla and I have made the difficult decision to go our separate ways. Last year. “We remain very close and our main goal has been our children and to protect them and the privacy of the family.”

Three children were born out of a union between Didier and Lalla: Isaac, Iman and Kieran.

Just recently, a traditional title of chieftaincy was given to Drogba in a village in his homeland.

the 42-year-old Champions League winner on Tuesday, December 15, was named Nanan Kadio Morokro III of Niable Village

The founder of the village Nanan Kouakou Kouao the Patient III awarded this traditional title to the Premier League icon.

It was gathered that the former captain of the Ivory Coast was enthroned in the pure Akan tradition and received a chief’s attributes.

As part of a social work marked by the distribution of digital libraries and school kits to local schools on December 16, 2020, the former Blues striker is currently at Niable with his foundation.

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It was announced earlier, that former Chelsea star Salomon Kalou has taken to social media to announce his baby girl’s arrival with his wife Karina Ferreira.

On his official Instagram profile, the 35-year-old who currently plays for Brazilian club side Botafogo posted the feet of his baby.

The post created so much engagement with one of his former bosses among the first set of individuals to congratulate the player.

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Abudulrasheed Mubarak is a freelance content creator. He starting his writing career in 2011. He is a graduate of Auchi Polytechnic, Auchi in Urban and Regional Planning.

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