The former Chelsea favourite earned a yellow card late on in Montreal Impact’s 2-1 victory over Columbus Crew.

Didier Drogba launched his own unintentional tribute to New Zealand’s Rugby World Cup final win over Australia with a tackle that earned him a booking and plenty in the way of chuckles from Premier League fans everywhere.

The Chelsea legend has enjoyed a fantastic debut season in Major League Soccer, since signing for Montreal following his release by the Blues last summer.

In 13 outings to date for the Impact, the Ivorian has scored an impressive 12 goals while spearheading the MLS club’s run to the play-offs.

A 2-1 victory at Stade Saputo has given the Montreal club a slender advantage going into the return leg against Colombus Crew.

The Impact were made to work for the win though, coming from behind after Federico Higuain – brother of Gonzalo – fired the away side in front.

Midfielder Patrice Bernier levelled things up just four minutes later though before Johan Venegas scored what proved to be the winner with 13 minutes remaining.

There was still time for the 37-year-old to earn a cheeky yellow card though, after holding on to the legs of Crew goalkeeper Steve Clark in what proved to be arguably the highlight of the match.

Drogba will now be looking to continue his scoring form in the return fixture in Ohio.

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