Suman Chakravorty: One of the most successful foreigners in the history of Hero Indian Super League, last season’s Golden Ball winner Florent Malouda joins his new club for the remaining part of the season. Former French international won millions of hearts in India in the last couple of seasons with his captivating skills and attacking football for Delhi Dynamos FC and will have a new stint in Luxembourg www.xtratime.in can confirm.
Malouda, 37, has now penned a deal with Differdange 03, who have won the Luxembourg title six times – but were last champions of the tiny nation in 1979.
However, little Differdange are delighted at their transfer coup, and they have invited their entire town to Malouda’s presentation ceremony.
The former France international had been training with the club since October, but now he has officially penned a deal to join the Luxembourg-based club until the end of the season.
Malouda spent five seasons with Chelsea after he joined the west London club in 2007 from Lyon. He won the Premier League, three FA Cups as well as the Champions League in 2012.