Chelsea supporters know all too well the defensive contribution made by one Didier Drogba. What we weren't aware of was the Drogs' Jesus-like view of himself in this light.
"I often sacrifice myself for the good of the team," Drogba said, where and to whom I have no idea. "I don't look at my scoring statistics. Have you ever seen any other great striker do as much defending as I do?
Didier, I must admit I rarely see strikers pop up with key defensive clearances from set pieces as much as you seem to. But to claim it a sacrifice? Well, that's just you babe. Love it, though.
Luckily, our cuddly Ivorian kind of recovered when he spoke on the current mental state of the Blues.
"We are very confident, and relaxed as well. Our team is solid and physically very strong," Drog Drogs said. "(Manager) Carlo Ancelotti is highly respected here, and the players regard him as one of us. That's why I consider the spirit within the camp to be really good."
Sidenote: Drogba scored twice in the Ivory Coast's 5-0 demoltion of Burkina Faso on Saturday.