To get news directly on the go, download the Real Chelsea Fans App
Chelsea legend Didier Drogba was the host of this year’s Ballon d’Or 2019, and the Blues legend used this opportunity to right a wrong he did a decade ago.
Back in 2009, during the heated Champions League semifinal clash between Chelsea and Barcelona, Pep Guardiola’s side defeated Chelsea with a stunning Andres Iniesta goal in the dying minutes of the game, in a game that most Chelsea fans will never forget due to the controversial refereeing of Tom Ovrebo.
Following the end of that game, then 10-year-old Kylian Mbappe met Drogba for a photo which he bluntly refused.
Drogba has used now used the Ballon d’Or platform to repay his debt to Mbappe.
Drogba said: “10 years ago after Chelsea vs Barcelona, a child came to me and wanted to take a picture. That day I said no because of the disgraceful refereeing decisions. I learned that the child was Kylian Mbappe. I want to pay my debt now.”
The sensational photo has got football fans in awe.