A video well worth watching in these trying times, even though it technically has nothing to do with our current season. See, not everything is bleak and terrible and hopeless!
"I'm driving in the car, and I tell my son, ‘Why couldn't we get [the banner] here for at least one game?' No harm in trying, right? We're nobody, but maybe they'll ship it to us. I'll pay everything, the group will take care of everything."
And so, it turned out that Chelsea and David Johnstone were more than happy to ship it across the Atlantic, even allowing the Impact supporters' group 1642 MTL to keep it for as long as Didier Drogba plays for the club. Presumably, it will then be returned to Stamford Bridge (or whatever it will be called in the future), alongside maybe The Big Man himself.
After last weekend's full debut hat-trick, Drogba made his second start on Saturday for Montreal, away to LA Galaxy, who are probably the best team in the league. He failed to score, but so did the Galaxy (who count old nemesis Steven Gerrard among their numbers), earning the visitors a very credible draw as they fight to make the playoffs.