Former Nigerian international, John Obi Mikel has described Didier Drogba as a player that love playing against Man United and Liverpool.
Mikel disclosed on the ObiOne Podcast that Drogba, one of the most celebrated strikers of his time, exhibited distinctive behavior, especially in relation to high-profile matches.
“Drogba loves the big games; he was a guy who enjoyed it,” stated Obi Mikel. “For him, it was the big games. The big games were what he lived for—the Champions League nights, Manchester United and Liverpool, that’s where you see a Didier Drogba.”
Mikel further delved into Drogba’s mindset, noting that the Ivorian striker thrived on the challenge and attention associated with these high-stakes encounters.
Describing his teammate’s demeanor leading up to such games, Mikel emphasized the palpable shift in Drogba’s mood