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Drogba to start from the bench against Portugal

Ivory Coast captain and leading scorer Didier Drogba was left out of the starting line-up for the World Cup game against Portugal.

Coach Sven Goran Eriksson omitted the iconic striker even though Drogba had received special dispensation from FIFA to wear a protective cast on his broken arm.

Drogba, 32, broke his arm in a friendly match against Japan on June 4.

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