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Nicolas Anelka

Nicolas Anelka: Footballer

Nicolas Sébastien Anelka (French pronunciation: ​[ni.kɔ.la a.nɛl.ka]; born 14 Mairch 1979) is a French umwhile fitbawer. Prior tae his reteerment frae internaitional fitbaw, Anelka wis a regular member o the French naitional team an aw. Umwhile Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti haes describit him as a quick player wi guid aerial ability, technique, shuitin, an muivement aff the baw.[5]

Nicolas Anelka
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Anelka playin for Chelsea in 2010
Personal information
Full nameNicolas Sébastien Anelka[1]
Date o birth (1979-03-14) 14 Mairch 1979 (age 43)[2]
Place o birthLe Chesnay, Fraunce
Hicht1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)[3]
Playin poseetionStriker
Club information
Current team
Free agent
Youth career
1983–1993Trappes Saint-Quentin
1995–1996Paris Saint-Germain
Senior career*
1996–1997Paris Saint-Germain10(1)
1999–2000Real Madrid19(2)
2000–2002Paris Saint-Germain39(10)
2001–2002Liverpool (loan)20(4)
2002–2005Manchester City89(37)
2006–2008Bolton Wanderers53(21)
2012–2013Shanghai Shenhua22(3)
2013Juventus (lend)2(0)
2013–2014West Bromwich Albion12(2)
2014–2015Mumbai City13(2)
Naitional team
1997France U203(0)
Teams managed
2012Shanghai Shenhua (player-coach)
2015Mumbai City (player-manager)
* Senior club appearances an goals coontit for the domestic league anerly an correct as o 5 November 2014

Personal life

Anelka wis born in 1979 in Le Chesnay, Yvelines, tae parents who haed migratit frae Martinique in 1974. Thareefter thay settled in Trappes, near Paris. His mither is a secretar in the local heich schuil.[6][7][8]

Anelka is marriet tae Barbara Tausia, a Belgian choreographer. Thegither, thay hae twa sons, Kais born in 2008 an Kahil born in 2010.[9] He actit in the 2002 film Le Boulet as a fitbawer namit Nicolas. He haes stated that, whan he retires frae fitbaw, he wad lik tae wirk in the film industry acause he haes a friend in the business.[10]

Anelka haes twa brithers, Claude an Didier.[11]


  1. "FIFA World Cup South Africa 2010 – List of Players" (PDF). Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 17 Mey 2020. Retrieved 5 Juin 2013.
  2. Hugman, Barry J. (2005). The PFA Premier & Football League Players' Records 1946–2005. Queen Anne Press. p. 25. ISBN 1-85291-665-6.
  3. "Player Profiles". West Bromwich Albion F.C. Archived frae the original on 25 December 2013. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  4. "INF, formateur de talents" (in French). FFF. Archived frae the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 21 Julie 2009.
  5. "Ancelotti: Anelka has it all". Chelsea FC. 31 October 2009. Archived frae the original on 24 Mey 2014. Retrieved 3 September 2014.
  6. "Nicolas Anelka haunts old coach as Bolton beats Arsenal". The New York Times. 26 November 2006.
  7. "One-on-One with Nicolas Anelka" Archived 2008-08-28 at the Wayback Machine. FourFourTwo Retrieved 8 January 2012.
  8. "Nicolas Anelka: de Trappes à Wembley" Archived 2013-02-13 at (in French). Le Point. 20 February 1999.
  9. Chelsea: The players The Guardian, 20 May 2008; Retrieved 10 February 2009
  10. Bryant, Tom (24 October 2007). "Has a journalist ever won an international cap?". The Guardian. London. Retrieved 20 Mey 2010.
  11. The £85m man lights Blue touchpaper The Observer, 30 November 2008

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