Arsenal striker Chamakh happy choosing Morocco over France

Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh stands by pledging his international future to Morocco over France.

Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh stands by pledging his international future to Morocco over France.

Although clearly immersed in French life, he chosen to play for the country of his parents - unlike Zinedine Zidane, as he points out - when it would have been financially more lucrative to play for France.

He told the Mail on Sunday: "It was a very difficult choice. I thought about it long and hard and I came to the conclusion that Morocco is the country of my origin, the country of my parents. That's why I chose them."

 
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