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England can be proud – Drogba

Didier Drogba
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Didier Drogba has told England to be proud of themselves.

Former Chelsea striker has urged Gareth Southgate and the England team to be proud of their achievements at this year’s summer World Cup in Russia.

England will be competing for third-place against Belgium on Saturday after they were defeated by Croatia in their semi-final clash on Wednesday.

But Drogba who is working as a pundit for one of the British broadcasters believes England should be proud of their performance at the tournament.

“I think the country can be proud of their achievement, this young generation have done a very good job. Of course it’s disappointing to get this close and fall short but they can look forward with hope.” Drogba said, according to  Sky Sports.

“I was impressed with fans and the fantastic atmosphere they created all through the tournament. I’m also glad that Young players like Loftus-cheek and Rashford were able to play at the World Cup.

Drogba played in three World Cups for the Ivory Coast which including his last one in Brazil.