Cote d’Ivoire and Galatasary striker Didier Drogba has won the 2013 Golden Foot award in Monte Carlo.
The 35-year-old beat a star-studded list of the World’s best footballers aged above 28 and still playing.
In the eleventh edition of the public voted award, the 35-year-old follows in the footsteps of Zlatan Ibrahimovic – who won it in 2012 .Drogba also becomes the first African player to scoop the prestigious prize.
Drogba is also only the second player to be honoured that has played in the Premier League, with Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs the only other name from England’s top-flight to receive recognition.
The Golden Foot award is an international career award given to players who stand out for their athletic achievements.