The Ivory Coast's all-time top scorer is heading to Canada.
Former Chelsea FC superstar Didier Drogba has signed with MLS outfit Montreal Impact, set to be the club's Designated Player. The Canadian club secured his rights from Chicago Fire in exchange for general and targeted allocation money, according to the club's official website.
"This is one of the biggest days in club history and his arrival to the club will be beneficial in every aspect,” said Joey Saputo, Impact President.
The 37-year-old forward is a two-time Premier League Golden Boot winner, and also secured Chelsea's first Champions League trophy when he fired home the game-winning penalty kick in 2012. He racked up plenty of points in Europe's most prestigious club tournament, including 44 goals and 16 assists in 92 matches, and also led the Blues to four Premier League league titles and FA Cup wins each, and three Football League Cups.
Drogba's contract is reportedly for 18 months, which includes $3 million per season, according to ESPN.