New Delhi: One of the most celebrated players of the golden generation of French football, Robert Pires, has decided to feature as a marquee figure in the inaugural edition of Indian Super League (ISL) scheduled to be held later this year.
Pires was a member of the 1998 World Cup winning France team as well as an important member of the victorious Euro 2000 squad having played alongside the legendary Zinedine Zidane and Thierry Henry. One of the most decorated wingers during the late 90's and early part of 2000, Pires has played 79 times for the French national side scoring 14 goals. (Also read: Arsenal legend Freddie Ljungberg joins Indian Super League)
Pires in his own right has been an Arsenal legend having represented Arsenal for six years between 2000 and 2006 appearing in 189 matches with 62 goals to his credit. He was a part of the Arsene Wenger coached squad that won three FA Cups and two Premier League titles.