The Blues great want Thomas Tuchel’s team to get the chance when they take part in the Fifa competition in December
Didier Drogba announced his former team, Chelsea, ahead of the 2021 World Cup in Japan in December.
After winning the Uefa Super Cup on Wednesday after defeating Villarreal at Windsor Park, the Fifa diadem remains the only missing title in the Blues’ cabinet.
The Stamford Bridge club have won the Champions League twice but could not win the Intercontinental Cup.
The closest they came was to finish in second place in Japan 2012, when an attempt by Jose Paolo Guerrero in the 69th minute drove Corinthians to a 1-0 final over Rafael Benitez’s team at Yokohama International Stadium has.
While Chelsea are currently displaying some of the most exciting talent in Europe, the former Ivory Coast international has congratulated his former team on their success against the yellow submarine and hopes they can win their ‘only missing’ trophy.
‘Congratulations to my people Chelsea FC, another one goes in December. The only one who is missing, “tweeted the two-time Afrikaans player of the year.
In 2012, he led Chelsea to win their first Champions League trophy after winning the match from the penalty spot against Bayern Munich.
During his time in England, he won four Premier League titles, four FA Cups and three League Cups before moving to Turkey to win the Super League, the Turkish Cup and the Super Cup with Galatasaray.
The 43-year-old recently resigned from his position as vice-president of the Ivory Coast Footballers’ Association, and explained his decision in a scathing letter to social media.
“To all Ivory football players … I hereby announce that a few weeks ago I made the decision to resign from my post as Vice President of the AFI and at the same time from his Steering Committee,” Drogba wrote in the letter.
“We are all aware of the financial difficulties you are facing in the light of the passion of the majority of AFI leaders, who are supposed to represent you and defend your rights and interests.
“The AFI stands still. It no longer meets your needs or expectations. The bad decisions that followed one another have led to the deterioration of the basics of the organization.”