No. 11 legends meet: Larry Fitzgerald greets Didier Drogba at Suns game
Name a better duo of No. 11s. We’ll wait.
During the Phoenix Suns’ game against the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, Arizona Cardinals receiver Larry Fitzgerald greeted Phoenix Rising FC star Didier Drogba courtside.
— Phoenix Rising FC (@PHXRisingFC) April 9, 2018
What do the two have in common beyond wearing the No. 11 on the back of their jerseys and playing for Valley teams?
Not a whole lot other than a lot of respect in their respective sports and then some.
One is from the Ivory Coast, another from Minnesota. One has played for eight different teams as a professional, another just one.
Drogba, the Ivory Coast’s all-time leading scorer best known for his career with Chelsea FC, has six years on the 34-year-old Fitzgerald, the 11-time Pro Bowler.
But they’re both bringing a sense of community to Phoenix’s sports scene.
What a honor to meet one of the greatest to ever do it on and off the pitch. We are blessed to have you here in the valley. Looking forward to supporting the club this season! pic.twitter.com/MpVQTPnfoj
— Larry Fitzgerald (@LarryFitzgerald) April 9, 2018