Didier Drogba gives £800K jewellery gift to Chelsea players

Each gold, diamond and sapphire ring is individually inscribed for each player. Credit: Sports PR Company

Didier Drogba paid over £800,000 for a set of commemorative rings for his former Chelsea team-mates.

The gold, diamond and sapphire rings, to celebrate the team's Champions League final victory, are individually inscribed for each player and depict the wearer's face in silver.

Chelsea players with their commemorative jewellery. Credit: Drogba Foundation

The centre forward presented the gifts to Paulo Ferreira, Daniel Sturridge, Ryan Bertrand, David Luiz, Ashley Cole and Branislav Ivanovic at a lavish dinner at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel last night.

Cole tweeted images of the US Superbowl-style rings, adding: "I appreciate everything lad!"