Indian Super League: FC Goa Reveal Ex-Arsenal Star Robert Pires as Marquee Player

Robert Pires has been part of the World Cup and Euro Cup winning squads for France. He will be one of the top attractions in Indian Super League

updated: September 24, 2014 16:37 IST
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Pires said he is excited to play in the ISL.


Indian Super League team FC Goa on Tuesday introduced marquee player Robert Pires at a ceremony in Mumbai. Pires along with Delhi's Alessandro Del Pieroand Pune's David Trezeguet will be among the top attractions in the new football league.

FC Goa made headlines when they signed Brazilian legend and three-time World Cupper Arthur Antunes Coimbra, fondly known as Zico, as their marquee coach. Zico was present during Tuesday's ceremony which also introduced Indian star cricketer Virat Kohli as a co-owner.

Very few football fans will need an introduction to Pires, who has been a part of the World Cup and Euro Cup winning squads for France and has won several club triumphs for Arsenal.

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