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OM: Didier Drogba could not return to the Vélodrome

Former OM and Chelsea striker Didier Drogba will be back at the Vélodrome, eleven years after stepping on it for the last time in the Chelsea shirt in the Champions League. Indeed, the “Heroes’ Match”, organized to raise funds for the Dider Drgoba Foundation and UNICEF, should bring together several former glories of Olympique de Marseille, such as Éric Di Meco or even Basile Boli, both winners of the Big Ears Cup in 1993.

In a long interview with La Provence, the former Ivorian international said he was delighted to find the lair on Boulevard Michelet for this occasion: “It’s my favorite club, it’s the Orange Vélodrome, my sponsor, it’s a great cause, so there was no better place than Marseille to organize this match. “ However, Drogba did not find the stands of the stadium again despite his love for the club: “So, to be honest, I was asked not to come back to the stadium …” An astonishing confession from the striker who wore the Olympian jersey during the 2003/04 season …

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