Nicolas Anelka was born on 14 March 1979 in Versailles. He is a French soccer player who has the role in the field as a striker. For the national side of French, he is a regular starter. Carlo Ancelotti portrays Anelka as a fast player with good aerial aptitude, performance, shooting, ball movement.
Currently in club level Nicolas Anelka plays for Chelsea. Anelka developed to eminence as a productive goal-scorer for Arsenal, and has taken part for a lot of the great clubs across Europe.
Some clubs he has ever joined include Paris Saint-Germain in 1996-1997 and 2000-2002, Arsenal in 1997-1999, Real Madrid in 1999-2000, Liverpool in 2002 and Manchester City in 2002-2005. Afterward He has played for Fenerbahçe and then Chelsea.
At international level Nicolas Anelka has participated lots of times and got the win of his initial international honors with France team at Euro 2000. In the following year he won the Confederations Cup with the team. Anelka’s failure to stay at level of club restricted his international appearances; however he came back to the national side for the competition of Euro 2008.
However, Anelka is an outstanding soccer player and he got many honors and award. Some honors with the club include Arsenal (FA Premier League: 1997-98, FA Cup: 1998, FA Charity Shield: 1998), Real Madrid (UEFA Champions League: 2000), Paris Saint-Germain (UEFA Intertoto Cup: 2001), Fenerbahçe (Turkish Premier Super League: 2004-05), and Chelsea (FA Cup: 2009, FA Community Shield: 2009). For French team his honors are UEFA European Football Championship: 2000 and FIFA Confederations Cup: 2001. And some of his individual honors he achieved Premier League Player of the Month (February 1998, November 2008), PFA Team of the Year (1999, 2009), Barclays Golden Boot (2008-09), PFA Young Player of the Year (1999), and FA Cup Top Scorer (2009).