Former Chelsea footballer Didier Drogba has announced that he is seperated from his wife Lalla Diakate who he met in the 1990s in Paris and married in 2011.
The footballer whose has been private with his life, made the announcement after an intimate video of him in bed with a mystery woman went viral.
In a statement issued by Drogba in regards to the video, the football legend said he separated from his wife last year.
Drogba in the video was seen bare-chested in bed with a nearly-naked young woman. while the lady playfully sunk his teeth in to Drogba’s shoulder as he scream in pain. However, a representative claimed the video was hacked, the lady playfully sunk her teeth into Drogba’s shoulder as he screamed in pain.
He then speaks to her in French about being bitten, and appeared to say; She’s positive! She’ll infect me by biting me!”
Confirming his split with his wife of 20 years, Drogba wrote;
“I’m not in the habit of discussing my private life.
“But, because of speculation in the media today, I can confirm that sadly, after 20 years together, Lalla and I took the difficult decision to separate last year.
“We remain very close, and our main priorities have been to protect our children and our family’s private life.
“May God bless you.