One is a living Chelsea legend now plying his trade in Turkey, the other a star loanee at Everton that has drawn endless comparisons to his predecessor at Stamford Bridge as his heir apparent.
Both master and student would start the day on the bench as their respective nations clashed in Brussels on Wednesday, but the veteran would have his say in coming on at half-time to pull one back for the Elephants after they had gone down 2-0.
Drogba’s strike certainly wasn’t the best one he’s ever scored in taking advantage of some lackadaisical defending to squirm between two defenders in the penalty area and slot home between Thibaut Courtois’ legs.
But if anything, it shows that his instincts are still strong - and provided the platform for the Ivory Coast to fight back for a 2-2 draw.
Perhaps there’s still plenty Lukaku could learn from the 35-year-old, not that we doubted it before.
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