‘Difficult decision’: Didier Drogba reveals ‘strong reason’ why he ends his ten-year’s marriage with his wife.
According to latest reports, Former and Chelsea legend Cote d’Ivore national team captain, Didier Drogba has announced that he and his Malian wife, Lalla Diakite, have divorced.
However, The duo got married on 12th June, 2011 in a very private ceremony though they have been seeing each other 10 years earlier so the player claims they’ve been together for 20 years.
Didier Drogba went on his Instagram status and announced the unfortunate news of their separation after 20 years of being together.
He stated that their children will get maximum protection, adding that the privacy of the family will remain protected.
It read, “I am not used to discussing my private life, but due to speculation in the media today I will confirm that unfortunately after 20 years together Lalla and I made the difficult decision to split up last year”.
He continued saying, “We remain very close and our main goal has been our children and to protect them as well as the privacy of the family”.
He then speaks to her in French about being bitten, and appears to say: “She’s positive! She’ll infect me by biting me!”
That sparked headlines in his native West African homeland.
And it prompted him to break his silence and admit he and Mali-born Lalla have gone their separate ways.