How do we know? : We went through the official social media handles of the Drogba and found a tweet posted by him on 8 November on his Twitter account.
In the tweet, the former football has clarified and said:
"I haven't changed religion."
He further mentioned that he was just paying respect to his Muslim brothers during his visit to his village.
Where are the pictures from? : On checking Drogba's Facebook account, we across a post with more pictures of him wearing the same shirt and the other person in the viral picture can also be seen standing next to him.
The pictures were taken on 4 November and were from a tournament, held to promote social cohesion.
The post further mentioned that Drogba along with his friend visited their respective families living in Niaprahio and Guiberoua.
Who is Didier Drogba? : He is an Ivorian football legend and has played as a forward for Chelsea FC. Drogba is the highest all-time top scorer for his national team. He was considered as one of the best African players, having been named twice as the Best African Player of Year in 2006 and 2009.
Conclusion: Evidently, pictures of former football player Didier Drogba is being shared with a false claim that he changed his religion.