Atletico de Kolkata sign Luis Garcia as marquee player

Luis Garcia joins Atletico de Kolkata
Luis Garcia joins Atletico de Kolkata
as Marquee Player
Former Atletico Madrid player Luis Garcia, has become the first marquee signing of Indian Super League after Atletico de Kolkata unveiled during a press conference on Monday, 7th July 2014. The attacking midfielder has played for several top teams with the likes of Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Barcelona. With Liverpool he won the UEFA Champions League in 2005. Making his La Liga debut for Valladolid in August 1999, Garcia went on to make combined total of more than 100 La Liga appearances between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid. Garcia was a part of Spanish national team for 3 years during which he represented La Roja in the FIFA World Cup 2006, Germany.

57 year old Antonio Lopez Habas, was announced the Manager cum Chief Coach and he will be assisted by legendary Mohun Bagan footballer Jose Ramires Barreto.

The Kolkata based Indian Super League(ISL) side will get the helping hand from the Government of West Bengal to match the infrastructural requirements for the tournament which is scheduled to start on September 2014.
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