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Didier Drogba launches underwear range for charity

Ivory Coast football star Didier Drogba has launched his own range of underwear — Drogba & Co in collaboration with Hom.

Ivory Coast footballer Didier Drogba strikes a pose in his new underwear range that he launched for a charitable cause. Pic courtesy/www.hom.com
Ivory Coast footballer Didier Drogba strikes a pose in his new underwear range that he launched for a charitable cause. Pic courtesy/www.hom.com 

The 36-year-old is the model himself for the exquisite range that is set to benefit his own charity organisation. One euro from each pair sold will go to the Didier Drogba Foundation. The range will be available from May 1 on www.hom.com

The Galatasaray player, famous for his goal-scoring prowess, is also well known for his charity work. He began the DDF to provide financial and material support in health and education to African people. For this, he plans to build a hospital.

The father-of-three decided on building the hospital after a trip to other hospitals across the Ivory Coast's capital.

"I decided the Foundation's first project should be to build and fund a hospital giving people basic healthcare and a chance just to stay alive," he said Drogba organises posh dinner galas each year that is attended by most of his international football star friends to help raise funds for his charity work.

In 2007, he was appointed as goodwill ambassador by the United Nations Development Programme.

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