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Nicolas ANELKA
Career End
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Full name Nicolas Sebastien Anelka  
Date of Birth March 14, 1979
Birthplace Versailles, France
Height 184 cm
Position Forward (or second striker / right winger)
Foot Right
Nationality French (and Martiniquais)
Club Career End (since January 1, 2016)
Nation France
Int. debut Age 19 (April 22, 1998 - vs. Sweden)
World Cups 2 matches (2010)
Honours

Country
1
FIFA Confederations Cup (2001)
1 UEFA European Championship (2000)
Club
1 UEFA Champions League (1999-00)
1 UEFA Intertoto Cup (2001)
2 English Championships (1997-98, 2009-10)
1 Turkish Championship (2004-05)
3 English Cups (1997-98, 2008-09, 2009-10)
2 English Super Cups (1998, 2009)

Individual
1 FIFA Club World Cup Top Scorer (2000)
1 English League Top Scorer (2008-09)
1 English League Young Player of the Year (1998-99)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2015-16 Mumbai (IND)
-
2014-15 Mumbai (IND)
-
2013-14 West Bromwich (ENG)
-
2012-13 Juventus (ITA)
-
- Shanghai Shenhua (CHN)
-
2011-12 Shanghai Shenhua (CHN)
-
- Chelsea (ENG)
-
2010-11 Chelsea (ENG)
65
2009-10 Chelsea (ENG)
33
2008-09 Chelsea (ENG)
16
2007-08 Chelsea (ENG)
114
- Bolton (ENG)
-

OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2015-16 None
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2014-15 None
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2013-14 None
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2012-13 None
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2011-12 None
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2010-11 None
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2009-10 Top Assists
28
2008-09 Top Scorers
12
2007-08 None
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CAREER STATISTICS
League Appearances & Goals
2015 Mumbai
6
0
2014 Mumbai
7
2
2013-14 West Bromwich
12
2
2012-13 Juventus
2
0
- Shanghai Shenhua
12
1
2011-12 Shanghai Shenhua
10
2
- Chelsea
9
1
2010-11 Chelsea
32
6
2009-10 Chelsea 
33
11
2008-09 Chelsea
37
19
2007-08 Chelsea 
14
1
- Bolton 
18
10
2006-07 Bolton
35
11
2005-06 Fenerbahce
25
10
2004-05 Fenerbahce
14
4
- Manchester City
19
7
2003-04 Manchester City
32
17
2002-03 Manchester City
38
14
2001-02 Liverpool
20
4
- Paris St.-Germain
12
2
2000-01 Paris St.-Germain
27
8
1999-00 Real Madrid
19
2
1998-99 Arsenal
35
17
1997-98 Arsenal
26
6
1996-97 Arsenal
4
0
- Paris St.-Germain
8
1
1995-96 Paris St.-Germain
2
0



DID YOU KNOW ?

Anelka's parents are from Martinique.

His brother Claude is his agent and his wife, Barbara Tausia, is the frontwoman for the Italian dance band Eu4ya.

Real Madrid signed him for a then club record, €35.0m in 1999.

Anelka acted in the 2002 film Le Boulet as a footballer named Nicolas. He has stated that when he hangs up his boots, he would like to work in the film industry, because he has a friend in the business

Anelka is well known for his butterfly celebration in which he places both of his hands together and flutters them. This is because his daughter's favourite insect (or animal) is a butterfly.