Ricardo Kaka (Brazil), Luis Figo (Portugal), Carles Puyol (Spain) and Nicolas Anelka (France) are back. Pakistan’s amazing soccer exhibition tour ‘World Soccer Stars’ is confirmed for 9th and 10th November 2019.
According to a press release: The star studded lineup of ‘international stars will help create a soccer carnival in Pakistan by greeting soccer fans in a series of soccer master-classes and once in a lifetime experiential fan engagement zones in addition to the carefully crafted soccer tour only for Pakistan.’
World Soccer Stars is designed to help uplift soccer in Pakistan.
Ricardo Kaka said, ‘I am really excited to visit Pakistan again to play an exhibition tour. My visit in January was a memorable one and I want to be part of kicking off soccer as a major sport in the country’.
Luis Figo said, ‘It’s exciting to see Pakistan embrace soccer and I am keen to play with the local stars who have secured their place in the tour – its time for football’.
Carles Puyol said, ‘I was greeted by thousands of fans in Karachi in March this year, now it’s my turn to welcome you to the most anticipated soccer tour of Pakistan’.
Nicolas Anelka said ‘It’s time to develop football in Pakistan and I am coming back to play my role to promote the game in the country, so let’s get the show on the road, Pakistan you ready’.
The exhibition match will be played in Lahore at the National Hockey Stadium on 10th November.