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Champions League dinner underscores the strong spirit Chelsea have lost - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba held a glamorous dinner party for teammates to commemorate their Champions League win last May.
Drogba hosted the event just a day after Chelsea were knocked out of the Champions League despite a 6-1 home win over FC Nordsjaelland. Drogba is reported to have spent around £800,000 on the event as he gave out commemorative rings to all involved.
It will raise a few eyebrows as it seems particularly odd considering the striker is now contracted to Chinese club Shanghai Shenhua. It could be a massive hint that he is planning to return to the club on loan this January while the Chinese season is closed and when he’s not playing for the Ivory Coast in the African Cup of Nations.
The jewelry brand, Jason of Beverly Hills, said:
“It was an honour for us to work with Didier to make this historic championship ring that will set a new standard for a...
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