Nicolas Anelka was born on March 14, 1979, making him a Pisces. Pisces is a sign known for its creativity, compassion, and unique exploration of the world and the people around them. People born under this sign are usually quite in tune with their own emotions, as well as those of others which makes them extraordinarily empathetic.
Nicolas was born in the Parisian suburb of Versailles and was inspired by watching his older brother Claude play with the Paris Saint-Germain football club, a passion he would go on to pursue and excel at for the entirety of his professional career. He moved to London to join Liverpool, eventually joining Arsenal at the age of 17, his first high profile professional contract.
Dedication and talent were clearly part of the traits given to Nicholas by his astrological sign, and a talent for reading the game near intuitively made him one of the larger personalities in international football. His knack for understanding weaknesses in the opposition’s defence and his finishing prowess often set him apart from his peers.
Even at such a young age, the tactical and technical ability of Nicolas was something that had to be seen to be believed, and he soon shot to international fame, playing for clubs across Europe and eventually setting a transfer record as the most expensive footballer of his time.
The popularity and immediate success that Nicolas had during his time as a professional footballer can be attributed to his talent and hard work, as well as the character qualities that were baked into his very being by his zodiac sign. Pisces are never afraid to take risks and make bold decisions, of which Nicolas proved he was more than capable. He also showed respect for the game, and sense of enhancement of it, something which brought the world a great joy.
Throughout his life and career, Nicholas has continued to show the traits of the Pisces: creativity, compassion, and exploration. His keen eye as a footballer and his open mind towards the ever-changing landscape of the sport have been part of the Nicolas Anelka legacy.