Did Didier Drogba Convert to Islam?

Did Didier Drogba convert to Islam? In the last few hours, there have been a lot of posts on social media saying that the great player from the Ivory Coast, Didier Drogba, has converted to Islam.

paying respect to my Muslim


This news came after a Muslim priest named Dr. Mohamed Salah, who lives in the United States, published pictures showing Drogba praying like Muslims. The priest said that Drogba had converted to Islam, and this is how the news spread.

Did Didier Drogba Convert to Islam?

No! This was a fake news. Hours later, Drogba posted on his twitter that he did not change his religion, and he was surprised at how the news spread.

“This was just me paying respect to my Muslim brothers i was visiting in my village. A moment of togetherness. ” said Drogba on Twitter.


Dr. Mohamed Salah later deleted the original text and said that Drogba had not become a Muslim, but he was praying for him.

Who is Drogba?

Didier Drogba is one of the most famous football stars in the world. He won many trophies with the Chelsea team based in England. He played for his country Ivory Coast in three World Cups.

After 20 years of reaching the highest level in football, he announced his retirement in 2018. He competed for the leadership of his country’s football association, but he did not succeed.

What is The Religion of Drogba?

He is a Christian, being very connected to his country’s churches and those abroad.

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