World-class athletes are fueled with a competitive drive that makes them hate losing. But what happens when two of football’s greatest players go face to face—or plate to plate—for a global eating battle? Find out as living legends Didier Drogba and Lionel Messi—and their international palates—take to the skies on a race to reach the world’s most far-flung restaurants.
Most of us have a desire to be the “first” somewhere: it could mean dropping in on a lesser-known tourist destination, finding a new musician that none of your friends know, or making your way to an out-of-the-way restaurant. But as soon as you find out that somebody you know was there first, it’s hard not to be a little disappointed.
That must be a bit how poor Drogba, Chelsea’s superstar striker, must feel as he makes his way from restaurant to restaurant, from an oasis in the Sahara Desert to a sushi restaurant in Japan, hoping that he will get there before his rival, Messi. No matter where the Cote Divoirian goes, though, he finds that the Argentine has beaten him to the lunch.
Find out just how far these two giants of the pitch are willing to go in order to prove their galloping gourmand credentials in the video clip below … we have a feeling to the sequel is going to be set out in orbit.