Drogba Pays Tribute to Mourinho: A Chelsea Legend Joins Roma Fans in Farewell


In the aftermath of José Mourinho’s surprising departure from AS Roma, Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has added his voice to the chorus of fans expressing admiration for the Portuguese manager.

On Tuesday, the club dismissed Mourinho from his duties and appointed Daniele De Rossi as his replacement.

Since then, he received an outpouring of support from Roma fans on his Instagram post bidding farewell to the club.

Drogba on the special one

Furthermore, Drogba, known for his prolific stint under Mourinho at Chelsea, joined the legion of supporters in praising the Special One.

In his comment on Mourinho’s Instagram post, Drogba wrote. “Grande @josemourinho forever the Maestro.”

The Ivorian striker scored 73 goals in 186 appearances during his time at Stamford Bridge under Mourinho’s guidance. This resulted to a legendary partnership that left an indelible mark on Chelsea’s history.

Mourinho’s departure from Roma, despite the team’s challenges in Serie A this season, surprised many in the football world.

Club owner Dan Friedkin’s decision to replace Mourinho with the revered Daniele De Rossi was unexpected. This lead to disappointment among a significant portion of the Roma fanbase.

The Instagram post from Mourinho, bidding farewell to the club and its supporters, garnered nearly one million likes and over 55,000 comments, illustrating the immense impact he had on the Roma faithful.

The overwhelming sentiment reflected fans’ deep appreciation for the Special One, despite the team’s struggles in the league.

As Mourinho embarks on a new chapter in his managerial career, the support and admiration from both Roma fans and a legendary figure like Didier Drogba serve as a testament to the lasting impact of his legacy in the world of football.

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