Yesterday, Chelsea and Didier Drogba both confirmed that the Ivorian will be leaving Stamford Bridge in the summer after his contract expires in June. So, we here decided to take a few minutes and relive the nine cup final goals that helped him define his time at the Bridge and made him a true Chelsea legend.
Liverpool 2-3(aet) Chelsea – Carling Cup Final 2005
Drogba put Chelsea ahead in extra-time as the Blues won their first trophy under Jose Mourinho.
Arsenal 1-2 Chelsea – Carling Cup Final 2007
Drogba scored both goals, including the winner six minutes from time, as Chelsea came from behind to beat Arsenal.
Chelsea 1-0 Manchester United – FA Cup Final 2007
Drogba scored the winner with just four minutes of extra-time remaining after playing a one-two with Frank Lampard.
Chelsea 1-2 Tottenham Hotspur – Carling Cup Final 2008
Drogba became the first player to score in three League Cup finals when he put Chelsea ahead with a free-kick.
Chelsea 2-1 Everton – FA Cup Final 2009
Drogba’s equaliser set Chelsea on the road to victory after Louis Saha had put Everton ahead with the quickest FA Cup final goal.
Chelsea 1-0 Portsmouth – FA Cup Final 2010
Drogba’s 59th-minute free-kick clinched Chelsea their first league and cup double.
Chelsea 2-1 Liverpool – FA Cup Final 2012
Drogba became the first player to score in four FA Cup finals as Chelsea lifted the trophy for a fourth time in six years.
Chelsea 1-1 (4-3 on pens) Bayern Munich – UEFA Champions League Final 2012
Drogba’s 88th-minute header took the final into extra-time and, fittingly, it was the Ivorian who struck the winning penalty in the shoot-out.