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See The Ex-Chelsea’s Player Who Was Named Ballon D’or Ambassador

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has been chosen as France Football’s Ballon d’Or ambassador on Thursday.

See The Ex-Chelsea’s Player Who Was Named Ballon D’or Ambassador

The former Blues star will co-host the award ceremony set for December 2 in Paris, and will present the trophy.

“I feel honoured to present this prestigious award. I see it as an acknowledgement of my career and its exemplarity,” Drogba said in a statement .

Although the former forward never won the celebrated award, he was nominated eight times between 2004 and 2012, and even came fourth in 2007.

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“I would have liked to do better but this fourth place is a great reward,” admits Drogba.

The 64th Ballon d’Or ceremony will be take place at the end of the year, with Virgil van Dijk the frontrunner for the top award.

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