Lahore (Staff Report): Former Chelsea and Real Madrid star footballer Nicolas Anelka will be coming to Pakistan to join Ronaldinho for a match to be held in July this year.

According to details, Anelka will join Brazilian star Ronaldinho, Netherlands’ Goerge Boateng and England’s David James for an exhibition seven-a-side match in July between Pakistan Stars vs Rest of World stars in Karachi.

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

The former 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.