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Football legends Kaka, Figo, Puyol, Anelka arrive in Pakistan

The stars arrived in Karachi on Saturday morning and will be in action later in the evening at Rahat Stadium against Karachi FC.

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Four international football legends arrived in Karachi on Saturday as part of the World Soccer Stars’ tour of Pakistan. They will play two exhibition matches in Karachi and Lahore for World Soccer Stars.

Brazil’s Ricardo Kaka, Luis Figo of Portugal, Spaniard Carles Puyol and Frenchman Nicolas Anelka are part of the World Soccer Stars and will be in Pakistan from November 9 to 10 to promote the sport.

The footballing stars were given a warm welcome upon their arrival. They were presented with floral wreaths and Ajrak shawls.

Upon arrival, Anelka said, “It feels good, I’m happy to be back in Pakistan. Hopefully we will see a good game today”.

“Looking forward to a good time and enjoying my time here with the fans and the players”, he further added.

According to the schedule for their activities in the metropolis, football stars will hold a press conference and also visit Dolmen Mall.

Later, they will play an exhibition game at Rahat Stadium at 7:30 pm.

Afterward, the football superstars will head to Lahore for the second leg of the tour.

the authorSaman Siddiqui
Saman Siddiqui, A freelance journalist with a Master’s Degree in Mass Communication and MS in Peace and Conflict Studies. Associated with the media industry since 2006. Experience in various capacities including Program Host, Researcher, News Producer, Documentary Making, Voice Over, Content Writing Copy Editing, and Blogging, and currently associated with OyeYeah since 2018, working as an Editor.