Arsenal legend Robert Pires scores his first goal in Indian Super League

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The Frenchman was on target from the penalty spot for FC Goa this afternoon.

The Indian Super League launched last month, with the aim of trying to capture the imaginations of the Indian public when it comes to soccer.

In order to do so the club's that form the mini-league have been snapping up some very well known talent from around the globe - even if it is rather ageing talent.

The likes of David Trezeguet, Luis Garcia and Alessandro Del Piero are all taking part - but many a former Arsenal player is also involved.

Freddie Ljungberg, Mikael Silvestre, Nicolas Anelka and Andre Santos are all taking part in the competition - with Robert Pires also in the mix.

He has had a turbulent start to life at Goa FC. He recently served a two match suspension after a post-match spat with Atletico de Kolkata's manager in which Pires was allegedly punched in the face.

But today was a happier day for the Arsenal legend, as he scored his first goal for the club.

It is his first goal in professional football since he scored for Aston Villa against Blackburn Rovers in January 2011.

Not bad for a 41-year-old with chocolate knees...even if it was from the penalty spot.

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