Journeyman striker who spent more than 17 years playing with top European teams, most notably making 125 appearances for Chelsea from 2008 to 2012.
He started his career in the youth system of Paris Saint-Germain.
He was suspended for 18 games after a fight with the coach of the French national team, effectively ending his international playing career.
His parents emigrated from Martinique in 1974, and his mother became a secretary at a local high school.
He was born in France; however, he identified more with Muslim players like Majed Abdullah.
Nicolas Anelka Age
How old is Nicolas Anelka? He was born in 1979, he is 44 years old.
Nicolas Anelka Height & Weight
How tall is Nicolas Anelka? He stands 6 feet 1 inch (185 cm) tall.
What is Nicolas Anelka's weight? He weighs 170 lbs (77 kg).
Nicolas Anelka Wiki
|Famous as||Soccer Player|
|Age||44 years old|
|Birthday||March 14, 1979|
|Birthplace||Le Chesnay, France|
|Height||approx. 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)|
|Weight||approx. 170 lbs (77 kg)|
Quotes by Nicolas Anelka
Shanghai is Asia’s New York.— Nicolas Anelka
I left for Madrid at 20 years old and I didn’t really know how it would go.— Nicolas Anelka
When you have been coached by Ancelotti and other greats, it’s hard to be coached by Domenech!— Nicolas Anelka
It’s good to experience different things.— Nicolas Anelka
I have a very English coaching philosophy.— Nicolas Anelka