For displaying vests with tributes to Nelson Mandela, Didier Drogba and Emmanuel Eboue may face fines from the Turkish FA. The former Chelsea legend who now plays for Galatasaray pull off his jersey Ă˘âŹâ the vest he unveiled says Ă˘âŹĹThank You MadibaĂ˘âŹÂ.
The Ivory Coast international displayed the tribute during GalatasarayĂ˘âŹâ˘s match against Elazigspor. Emmanuel Eboue was only a victim of Ă˘âŹĹcopy copyĂ˘âŹÂ Ă˘âŹâ the former Arsenal defender joined the goal celebration with a tribute vest that says Ă˘âŹĹRest in Peace Nelson MandelaĂ˘âŹÂ.
The two players are due to face The Turkish FA (TFF) Professional Football Discipline Committee. This is not the first time players will be fine for not seeking prior permission before displaying tribute messages Ă˘âŹâ players from Fethiyespor were recently sanctioned for displaying tribute vests hailing the founder of Modern Turkey, Ă˘âŹĹGREAT ATATURKĂ˘âŹÂ.