Chelsea ace Anelka mocks critic Lizarazu

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka has hit back at Bixente Lizarazu after the World Cup winner slammed his role in France's World Cup meltdown.

Chelsea striker Nicolas Anelka has hit back at Bixente Lizarazu after the World Cup winner slammed his role in France's World Cup meltdown.

Lizarazu, a World Cup winner with Les Bleus in 1998, has criticised Anelka's casual attitude in South Africa, accusing the forward of "strolling" and playing "in a selfish manner".

Anelka responded by sarcastically asking: "Lizarazu - who is he?

"When he speaks and we listen, we seem to hear a living legend. He's just a former player in lack of recognition, frustrated by the success of his mates Zidane and Dugarry.

"Has he forgotten that he was at the 2002 World Cup? I was not included in the squad but I refrained from comment. He should stop talking about respect."

 
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