There is footage of legendary footballer Didier Drogba appearing intimate with another woman who is not his wife. The footage has since gone viral on social media.

Following this scandal the former Chelsea striker has been forced to issue a statement on the status of his marriage with his wife Lalla Diakate.

Their marriage has come to an end after ten years of being together. The two got married back in 2011, having met in the late 1990s in Paris.

Drogba and Lalla have three children together. The Ivorian striker has had a private love life in order to shield his loved ones from the limelight.

In the alleged video, Drogba is said to be bare chested in bed with the near-naked young woman. Below is the picture of the alleged woman who was with Drogba.

Confirming his split from his wife, Drogba said he was not in the habit of discussing his private life. Following media speculations he was forced to announce the separation after 20 years of being together.

Drogba experienced a career boom while at the English Premier League side Chelsea, where he spent 8 years and scored 104 goals in 254 Premier league games.

He went on to win four league titles and the Champions League in 2012. The 42 year old soccer star is also the all time top scorer and former captain for the Ivorian national team, the Elephants.