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Sunday Jul 09 2017

In pictures: International footballers roll out in Karachi

KARACHI: History was made Saturday night as football fanatics in Karachi got to see sporting legends play right in front of them. 

The highly anticipated match between ‘Ronaldinho-7' and 'Ryan Giggs-7' kicked off at Abdul Sattar Edhi Stadium on Saturday evening.

Seven top footballers from around the world, including Brazilian legend Ronaldinho and Manchester United great Ryan Giggs, former England goalkeeper David James, Dutch star George Boateng, former French players Robert Pires and Nicolas Anelka, and Portuguese player Luis Boa Morte arrived in Pakistan on Saturday for two exhibition matches.

Ronaldinho's side won Saturday's game, and the second leg of the series is to be played later today in Lahore.

Pictures by Ali A Tariq