Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba leaves wife amidst adultery rumor

After months of social media speculations that the ex-chelsea footballer has severed ties with his wife, he has finally confirmed it. Didier Drogba and his wife have moved on after a video where the Chelsea star was caught with another lady surfaced online.

Drogba parts way with wife

Ex-Chelsea and Ivory Coast star Didier Drogba said his marriage to his wife Laila Diakhate has ended after videos of him with an unnamed lady appeared online. Drogba, 43 met Laila early 1990s in France, and they tied the knot in 2011.


Although he has tried to maintain a low and secretive private life and avoid the social media frenzy, however, it seems it couldn’t keep it up. He was literally forced to make a statement about his present status with his wife over the various pictures of him with this strange woman.


The videos added pictures showed the Chelsea star without clothes in bed with a half-naked lady. The short clip which Drogba legal representative claimed was hacked showed them playing with one another and speaking French.

Didier Drogba took to Twitter to announce the marital departure

After so much noise, he had to speak up about the present status of his relationship, where he admitted that they had gone their separate ways. In an emotional-laden message on Twitter, he said:


“ I don’t usually discuss my private matters, but with various speculations flying around, I want to confirm that my 20-year relationship with Laila ended last year. We still remain close and will continue to prioritize our children happiness is all decisions.“


Drogba’s stint in Chelsea was in two folds, the first was in 2004, and he came back in 2014, scoring around 105 goals in 255 matches for the club. He gathered four premiership titles, four FA cup trophies, two Carling cup trophies and one Champions League with the blues.