Didier Drogba was back doing what he does best on Wednesday night as the Chelsea legend shot in a hat-trick in a charity match.
The Ivorian once again donned the Marseille jersey during a clash against UNICEF XI of Arsène Wenger, alongside Robert Pires and Samir Nasri.
Drogba scored twice before winning his iconic celebration for his third, while F1 star Pierre Gasly found himself on the scoresheet.
The four-time Premier League winner, who scored 164 times for the London club in 381, won the match ball as Marseille emerged 5-2 victorious.
Former Arsenal star Nasri, once considered one of the Premier League’s most talented players, was also included in the Marseille XI after starting his career at the southern France club.
The former Man City playmaker announced his retirement from football two weeks ago at the age of 34.
Pires also spent two years of his career in Marseille before joining Arsenal.
The forward then joined the Gunners where he cemented his name in Highbury folklore by becoming a member of the “Invincibles”, who went undefeated for an entire season.
Wenger was this season’s manager, with the Frenchman taking time off his FIFA duties to manage the UNICEF squad.
The legendary Premier League manager’s plans to host a World Cup every two years appear to be gaining momentum after support from two football federations.
The confederation of the North, Central America and Caribbean Football Association (CONCACAF) and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have both provided support despite opposition from UEFA and CONMEBOL to the move. idea.