Drogba is currently not married after his 10 year marriage to Lalla Diakité ended in 2021.
The paid met in Paris and have three children together. Diakité, originally from Mali, moved to France and then once with Didier, they moved to London together where he played for Chelsea.
Less than a year after his divorce from Lalla Diakité, Drogba has been seen with his new girlfriend. They have attended red carpet events and posted on social media together. Drogba’s girlfriend is Gabrielle Lemaire.
They were spotted together first at the Ballon d’Or Awards this year. Since then their relationship has been more public.
Gabrielle Lemaire’s instagram tells us that she is an entrepreneur and strategist though not much more is known. She also appears to have been in some modelling photos which she has shared on her Instagram.
Drogba and Lemaire appear very happy and seem to be very much in love. They have been seen attending red carpet events and posed for pictures on social media. It is clear that they are very fond of each other and enjoy spending time together. We wish them all the best in their new relationship.
Who is Didier Drogba?
Didier Drogba is a legendary Ivorian footballer who had a distinguished career in the English Premier League with Chelsea. He was renowned for his physical strength, eye for goal and leadership qualities, making him one of the most iconic players in the club’s history. During his nine-year spell with Chelsea, he scored over 100 goals and was named in the Premier League team of the year on two occasions. He also captained them to victory in the 2012 Champions League Final, scoring an equalizing goal late in extra time and converting the winning penalty kick in a dramatic shootout. After leaving Chelsea, he played for teams such as Galatasaray and Montreal Impact before retiring in 2018.
Didier Drogba is considered one of the greatest African footballers of all time. He was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, and began his professional career with French club Le Mans in 2001. After a successful spell there, he moved to Chelsea in 2004 and quickly established himself as one of the Premier League’s best players. He won numerous trophies with the club, including four Premier League titles and the 2012 Champions League.
José Mourinho, on signing Didier Drogba in 2004, said: “I had a number of options, but I arrived and said I want Didier Drogba.” The striker went on to become a key cornerstone of Mourinho’s success at Chelsea.