Didier Drogba retires from international football

Last Updated: Aug 08, 2014, 19:49 PM IST

Zee Media Bureau/Dattaraj Thaly

New Delhi: Chelsea striker Didier Drogba has announced his retirement from international football on Friday. The former Ivory Coast captain netted 65 goals for his country in a career spanning 12 years.

The 36-year-old made 104 appearances for the “Elephants” and participated in thee FIFA World Cups. The talisman striker recently made the switch from Galatasaray to Chelsea after signing a 1-year deal.

As Drogba gets set for his second spell at Chelsea, John Terry said the Ivorian was still strong and a nightmare to play against in training.