This former Real Madrid striker will join Ronaldinho in Pakistan

Published: May 9, 2017
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PHOTO: AFP

PHOTO: AFP

Former Chelsea and Real Madrid striker Nicolas Anelka will be coming to Pakistan for the Ronaldinho and friends five-a-side match in July.

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A venture of Leisure League, the exhibition match will also see former Netherlands midfielder George Boaetang and ex-England goalkeeper David James visit Pakistan.

“[The] aim of my participation is to help boost football in Pakistan and having embraced Islam I have a special connection with Pakistan,” said Anelka.

The well-travelled ex-striker represented 13 different clubs in his career, including French giants Paris Saint-Germain, England’s Manchester City, Liverpool and Italian Serie A’s Juventus, scoring more than 200 goals in over 600 club matches.

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The 38-year-old Frenchman was also capped 69 times by Les Bleus, for whom he netted 14 goals.

 

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