Anelka, 37, played for Paris Saint-Germain, Arsenal, Real Madrid, Liverpool, Manchester City, Chelsea and Juventus among others during a lengthy playing career in which he won the Premier League, Champions League and Serie A.
Roda announced their deal with Anelka as part of an agreement with new co-owner Aleksei Korotaev and said the Frenchman "will focus on the football academy" and "also work...
Tottenham Hotspur youngster Kyle Walker-Peters has joined Eredivisie club Roda JC on trial in what looks to be the first move in a mooted partnership between the two clubs.
Walker-Peters, 18, will join Roda at a training camp in Portugal with a view to a loan move. The defender, who signed a new Spurs contract until 2018 last month, is a regular for the club's under-21s and featured in a post-season tour of Malaysia and Australia.
The Dutch first division has traditionally been kind to Mexican players. From Hector Moreno's early days in AZ Alkmaar, to Carlos Salcido and Francisco "Maza" Rodriguez at PSV and now Andres Guardado (PSV) and Jesus "Tecatito" Corona (Twente), it has been by far the best destination in Europe for Mexican footballing exports.
The next one hoping to make that illustrious list is Roda JC Kerkrade's Santiago Palacios.
Now, even regular followers of the Mexican national team and soccer in general...