The reason why Didier Drogba is Chelsea’s greatest striker

The reason why Didier Drogba is Chelsea's greatest striker
The reason why Didier Drogba is Chelsea's greatest striker

Here are some amazing records set by Didier Drogba

Who remember that goal by Dider Drogba against Bayern Munich in 2012 UEFA Champions League final? The header led Chelsea to their first ever UCL title victory.

The greatest Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba, was phenomenal in from his prime upto the last of his playing days.

So here are those 25 fabulous records set by Didier Drogba

For Chelsea

  • Most goals scored by a non-English player: 164 goals
  • Most goals scored in Cup Finals: 9 goals
  • Most goals scored in European club competitions: 36 goals
  • Most Premier League hat-tricks: 3 hat-tricks (shared-record)
  • Most Premier League goals in a season: 29 goals in 2009–10.
  • Most Premier League Golden Boot wins: 2 (2006–07 and 2009–10).
  • Most Premier League away goals scored in a season: 15 in 2009-10
  • Most goals in all competitions in a season by a foreign player: 37 goals in 2009-10
  • Oldest Premier League goal scorer: 37 years and 49 days

World Records

  • Most goals scored in the Premier League by an African player: 104 goals
  • Most assists in the Premier League by an African player: 54 assists
  • Most goals and assists combined for with another player in the Premier League: 36 with Frank Lampard
  • One of seven players to score an opening weekend Premier League hat-trick
  • One of six players to score a hat-trick in consecutive Premier League games
  • The only player score in and win both English domestic cup finals in the same season
  • The only player to score in three League Cup finals
  • The only player to score in four FA Cup finals
  • Most goals scored at the New Wembley Stadium: 8 goals
  • Most goals scored in UEFA club competitions by an African player: 50 goals
  • Most goals scored in the Champions League by an African player: 44 goals
  • Oldest African goal scorer in the Champions League: 36 years and 259 days old
  • Most appearances in Champions League by an African player: 94 matches
  • Most goals scored for an English team in the Champions League: 36 goals with Chelsea
  • One of eleven players to score hat-tricks for multiple clubs in the Champions League
  • Ivory Coast national team all-time top scorer: 65 goals