The All-time top scorer and former captain of the Ivory Coast national team, Didier Drogba, is an Ivorian player who recently created history once again.

Drogba becomes the first player and co-owner in Football history.

Drogba achieved this feat at Phoenix Rising FC, he hopes to build on Americans’ growing interest in football and to guide the club into America’s Major League Soccer by 2020.

On Twitter Drogba Tweeted;

Happy to announce I have signed with @PHXRIsingFC and will be part of the ownership group hoping to take Phoenix to the MLS

According to Mirror UK, he said;

“I don’t think there’s been another player and co-owner, but this shows you how things are changing, how the league is changing and how football is becoming attractive. And I’m really happy to have chosen this.”

Drogba has revealed that he spoke many times with Russian football entrepreneur, Roman Abramovich, and the billionaire is supportive.

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