Dimitar Berbatov | Kerala Blasters
During his time in England, Berbatov was a bright star in Tottenham and Manchester United. In the 2017/18 season, the Bulgarian striker had the opportunity to meet his old teacher Rene Meulensteen (former MU coach) in Kerala Blasters (India). However, in a short time playing here, the player born in 1981 scored only 1 goal after 9 appearances.
Florent Malouda | Delhi Dynamos
After years of successful competition in Europe, in August 2015, Malouda signed a contract with Delhi Dynamos and became an important player for two years with the team. The former Chelsea star contributed three goals and 11 assists in 32 matches, helping the team reach the semi-finals of the ISL play-offs.
Alessandro Del Piero | Delhi Dynamos
Del Piero has 706 appearances for Juventus and became a legend of this team before ending his illustrious career in Europe to move to Asia in 2012. After two years playing in Australia, August 2014, He touched the Indian fans when he decided to reunite his two former teammates Nesta and Materazzi in this tournament. His performance was not so attractive because in the 4 months of playing here, he only scored 1 goal after 10 appearances.
Diego Forlan | Mumbai City
The Uruguayan legend is one of the most famous strikers for his impressive scoring ability. He has twice won the title of La Liga top scorer in Villarreal shirt in 2005 and 2009 respectively. The former Manchester United star moved to Mumbai City at ISL in 2016. In 12 appearances, Forlan scored 5 goals and helped this team win tickets to the ISL play-offs for the first time.
Robert Pires | Goa
Robert Pires is considered one of the most important players in Arsenal’s 2003/04 unbeaten season. The French midfielder had 6 years playing football for the Emirates Stadium before leaving. After that, he spent another four years at Villarreal and Aston Villa before joining Goa. He was one of the representative faces of this tournament when ISL was officially launched in 2013. In its only season with this team, Pires appeared 8 times and scored 1 goal.
Roberto Carlos | Delhi Dynamos
The Brazilian legend spent 11 flashy years at Real Madrid. He won four La Liga titles, three Champions League titles and a few other titles before drifting through the lower leagues. In the 2015 season, he was appointed coach of the Indian football team, Delhi Dynamos, and had a relatively successful season. At the same time, the former Real star also made three appearances as a player, but did not leave much mark due to the impact of fitness problems.