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Ronaldinho, seven other international footballers arrive in Islamabad

Ronaldinho, seven other international footballers arrive in Islamabad
July 08, 2017

ISLAMABAD, 08 July: Former Brazilian footballers Ronaldinho along with seven international footballers have arrived in Islamabad on Saturday morning.
Ronaldinho is accompanied by Brazilian footballer Roberto Carlos, former French midfielder Robert Pires, France’s Nicolas Anelka, Portugal’s Luis Boa Morte, Holland’s George Boateng, England’s David James and former Manchester United player Ryan Giggs. They reached Pakistan on board special plane amid stringent security arrangements at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad. They were escorted from airport to the hotel under tightened VVIP security.
The international footballers will play two matches organized by Leisure Leagues in Karachi and Lahore on Saturday and Sunday respectively. Ronaldinho will lead one team and Ryan Giggs will captain the other side. Both the teams will be a mix-up of foreign and local players.
According to Leisure Leagues, the tour will help in many ways to promote football in Pakistan. Ronaldinho will also be inaugurating a football academy being set up in DHA Lahore.
ISPR said that the international players would also meet top military brass including Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa today.


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