Former Liverpool Star Signs for New Club at the Age of 39

Former Liverpool Star Signs for New Club at the Age of 39

- Djibril Cisse has signed yet another professional contract as he joins US club Panathinaikos Chicago

- Despite his age of 39, the former Liverpool goal poacher rejoins his former club

- Frenchman played at the same club between 2009 and 2011 scoring 47 goals

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Former Liverpool forward Djibril Cisse has joined American fourth-tier side Panathinaikos Chicago at the age of 39.

Since he left Swiss division three club Yverdon Sports, the Frenchman has been out of club.

However, the American outfit said that the player has joined them.

The club made the announcement via their twitter handle when they captioned a picture of Cisse "Once Green, Always Green."

The striker had featured for the club between 2009 and 2011 after he left French Ligue 1 side Marseille, scoring a staggering 47 goals in just 61 games during his time with the Greeks.

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He later joined Premier League giants Liverpool for £14m in 2004 after he left Auxerre, but struggled with injuries which included a horror leg break.

Panathinaikos Chicago is the 13th club of the nomadic striker's career. But Cisse's talents don't end on the football pitch.

He has always been a lover of clothes and has long taken an interest in the world's biggest designers. And since playing in the Premier League, the 38-year-old has turned to modelling.

Cisse hit the catwalk in the final show of Jean-Paul Gaultier in the French capital last year.

Former Liverpool star Djibril Cisse signs for new club aged 39 as he joins American side Panathinaikos Chicag
Djibril Cisse joins US club Panathinaikos Chicago. Photo: Etsuo Hara
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Meanwhile, Spanish giants Real Madrid are reportedly prepared to reunite with Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo amid reports that the superstar is set to leave Italian giants Juventus.

The former Real Madrid goal-machine has been heavily linked with a return to Santiago Bernabeu, but Juventus have insisted that he is going nowhere.

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According to Fabio Paratici who is Juventus’ sporting director, Ronaldo will remain at the club beyond this season despite concerns about the value for money he brings to the team, given his reported €55 million-per-year (£47m/$65m) wages.

Legit.ng earlier reported that remarkable performance by Belgian international Romelu Lukaku has seen the former Manchester United striker surpass the goals record of legendary Brazilian star Ronaldo at Italian club Inter Milan.

The 27-year-old who left Old Trafford for Inter in 2019 for £73million has been in blistering form scoring goals with ease in the Serie A.

After 86 matches with the San Siro outfit, Lukaku has so far scored 60 goals which is thirteen matches less than what Brazilian phenomenon Ronaldo achieved during his time

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