Chelsea legend and renowned striker, Didier Drogba, has spoken out in a recent interview about Nigerian star Victor Osimhen. The 2012 European champion was full of praise for the Napoli striker, whom he named as his favorite player at the moment.
Drogba claimed that the young Nigerian striker rises to the top of his list of favorites among current centre-forwards, even in the presence of stars like Haaland and Mbappé.
24-year-old Victor Osimhen is making a name for himself in the world of football with his impressive performances and rise to fame. Didier Drogba, who himself left an indelible mark on the world of football, was full of praise for Osimhen. “I admit that at the moment there is no comparison they hold with Haaland and Mbappe: the Nigerian forward is my favorite centre-forward” he said.
These words from the legendary Ivorian striker reflect the respect and admiration he feels for the talent of the young Nigerian. However, the comparison between Osimhen, Haaland and Mbappé is inevitable, as they are three of the most high-profile strikers in world football. However, according to Didier Drogba, there is no ambiguity: Osimhen is his favorite center forward.
As his career continues to flourish, it is clear Victor Osimhen is destined to take a pride of place among the greats of world football.