How Didier Drogba and his Ivory Coast teammates helped end a civil wars. left Cote d’Ivoire with a certain image: It was beautiful, its streets were lovely, there was greenery everywhere and people were happy. And when I came back a few years later, I saw a real change. That's when I started asking myself questions," Drogba says.
Using his fame as a tool for social change Drogba decided to act to save his country by appealing to politicians, warring factions and his own people for peace.
After Didier Drogba helped the Ivory Coast team qualify for the 2006 World Cup, he challenged President Gbagbo to end the civil war. He made a desperate plea to the combatants, asking them to lay down their arms, a plea which was answered with a ceasefire after five years of civil war. #blackexcellence #changemymind #ivorycoast #🐘 #changetheworldthroughsport #peaceonearth #king #belovedstories #didierdrogba