Former Ivorian striker and Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba has divorced his wife, Lalla Diakate after spending 10 years in marriage.
The former Blues striker, announced his separation from his wife after video of him with another woman in bed hit online.
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Drogba has been married to Lalla Diakate since 2011, having met in the late 1990s in Paris, and have three children together.
The ex-Ivory Coast striker has always had a discreet private life in order to shield his loved ones from the limelight.
However, Drogba was forced to confirm that he had split from wife Lalla after photos and videos went viral on social media of him with another woman.
Confirming that he had split with Lalla, Drogba wrote on Instagram: “I’m not in the habit of discussing my private life.
“But, because of speculation in the media today, I can confirm that sadly, after 20 years together, Lalla and I took the difficult decision to separate last year.
“We remain very close, and our main priorities have been to protect our children and our family’s private life.
“May God bless you.”
Drogba spent an initial eight years at Chelsea, before briefly returning in 2014, scoring 104 goals in 254 Premier League games, winning four league titles and the Champions League in 2012.