Nicolas Anelka was born on 14 March 1979 in Chesnay. A native of Martinique, is the last of a family of 3 children.
Any young person already, he discovered a passion for sport, tennis, athletics and of course the footbal. It is therefore natural that Nicolas Anelka has its first license in FC Trappes St Quentin en- 1986. He joined later at the age of 13 years, the INF Clairefontaine. During his training, Nicolas Anelka signe au Paris Saint-Germain. He played the weekend with PSG and trains the Week INF.
The 7 February 1996, after signing his first professional contract at Paris Saint-Germain, Nicolas Anelka made his first appearance in the first team at the Stade Louis 2 contre l'AS Monaco. He did while only 17 years.
After 1 year and a half spent at PSG, without having really had a chance, Nicolas Anelka is committed to the Gunners of Arsenal. It have very good memories of his time in London and his coach Arsene Wenger. The latter gave him his chance at the time and allowed him to be at the highest level.
After 2 and a half seasons, 65 games and 23 goals scored in Arsenal colors, Nicolas Anelka decided to leave London to Madrid.
He joined Real Madrid in the season 99/2000. His arrival did not unanimous in the dressing room and we do not put in the best. Media pressure, between clans players, a position that does not suit him ... Real was probably the biggest mistake of his career he said. Despite the title and the Champions League 2 goals in the semifinal, he keeps a bad memory of his visit to Spain.
After returning from a year and a half in Paris SG (2000-02), during which time he will write 19 buts en 54 games, Nicolas Anelka on loan to Liverpool.
So he signs his return to Premier League 2 and a half years after leaving Arsenal. At the end of his loan, Liverpool did not propose a definitive transfer contract to join Manchester City and Nicolas
Citizens in, Nicolas Anelka is the part that suits him to flourish. There will 3 seasons 2002 to 2005 and enter 45 goals.
At the age of 25 years, Nicolas Anelka decided to engage with the club Fenerbahce. In a little publicized league in Europe, the opportunity to play Champions League was an important choice in its decision.
During the 1 past year and a half in Turkey, Nicolas Anelka on the occasion eu, away from it all, to a
point of his career and his choices sports.
During the summer transfer window 2006 Nicolas Anelka signs for Bolton and made his first league back in 2nd. Nicolas Anelka quickly finds his bearings together with Diouf and Méité.
After several years without playing in blue, Nicolas Anelka was recalled to France by Team Raymond Domenech to play the game against Costa Rica, home, in Martinique, but will not participate in the World Cup 2006.
In January 2007, Nicolas Anelka found a "big club" by committing to 3 and a half seasons with Chelsea. After Manchester City, Fenerbahce et Bolton, he is again in a prestigious club that plays each year and the Champions League is fighting for the title. Alongside Drogba, Ballack, Deco, Lampard and Terry others, Nicolas Anelka was finally able to find the highest level.
The 3 August 2008, Anelka is offered four times a historic match against AC Milan preparation, allowing his team to win 5-0 meet the team won the Champions League two years ago.
The facts are simple : the presence of Anelka has become indispensable in the London team. Arrived from Bolton in the last winter transfer window, the new darling of the fans has established itself at the forefront of the attack of the Blues
The 14 January 2008, equalizer in the 51st minute of the derby against West Ham (1-1), Nicolas Anelka has reached the symbolic 100 goals in 258 Premier League : 23 avec Arsenal (1996-1999), 4 with Liverpool (2001-2002), 37 with Manchester City (2002-2005), 21 avec Bolton (2006-2008) and already 15 with the Blues at that time.
At the end of the season 2008-09, Nicolas Anelka is top scorer in the Premier League with 19 achievements, more, French was elected in the year in England 2009.
2009-2010, this is the year of the coronation for Chelsea and Nicolas Anelka, who won the league and cup double.
The 17 August 2010 Following the remarks made to Domenech at halftime of the match against Mexico, the Disciplinary Committee of the FFF inflicts 18 close match ban, putting an end to his international career.
Human conflict for some, author of crashing out in the media, Nicolas Anelka is nevertheless a great player who has established itself among his teammates and fans of Chelsea.