David Trezeguet Signs up for Indian Super League

David Trezeguet has joined the likes of Robert Pires, Joan Capdevila and Freddie Ljungberg to become one of the high-profile names in the upcoming Indian Supper League.

updated: July 31, 2014 11:07 IST
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The 36-year-old Trezeguet, a 1998 World Cup and Euro 2000 winner with France, was on loan at Newell's Old Boys from River Plate in Argentina last season.

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Mumbai: Former France and Juventus striker David Trezeguet has followed compatriot Robert Pires by becoming the latest overseas recruit for India's new franchise-based soccer league on a one-year deal with Pune City.

Pires, Joan Capdevila and Freddie Ljungberg have already confirmed their participation in the eight-team Indian Super League (ISL), scheduled from October to December.

Capdevila's fellow-Spaniard Luis Garcia will represent the Kolkata franchise, co-owned by Spanish champions Atletico Madrid, while former Liverpool and England goalkeeper David James has also committed to playing in the league.

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