Army chief welcomes Ronaldinho, other star footballers

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RAWALPINDI: A group of international football players called on Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa in Rawalpindi today.

The group includes Brazilian star Ronaldinho along with his fellowmen Ryan Giggs, Robert Pires, Nicolas Anelka, George Boating, David James and Luis Boa Morte.

Expressing gratitude to the international players, the army chief said Pakistan is a peace and sports loving country.

“Sports promote peace and their visit is most welcomed by all Pakistanis especially young footballers.”

The visiting players thanked Bajwa organizing their tour and the support.

They said Pakistan is a beautiful country and they look forward to enjoy the trip.

Earlier, the army chief hosted receptions in honor of visiting football players.— Radio Pakistan