Former Tottenham striker completes India switch

first_imgFormer Tottenham striker Helder Postiga has signed a deal with Indian Super League champions Atletico de Kolkata.The club, who are owned by former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly, have announced the 32-year-old as their marquee signing for the coming season.Postiga was a total flop at Spurs, scoring just once in 19 Premier League outings in the 2003/04 season.But he followed up that miserable season by equalising against England in the Euro 2004 quarter final  which the Three Lions eventually lost on penalties.He has since gone on to enjoy spells at Saint Etienne, Porto, Sporting Lisbon, Real Zaragoza, Valencia and Lazio.He spent last season at Deportivo La Coruna, scoring only once in 14 La Liga appearances, but has now moved to Asia in search of a fresh challenge.A post on the Atletico de Kolkata’s Twitter feed read: “Hlder Postiga just signed as Atletico de Kolkata’s marquee player for ISL Season 2. Shout out for Postiga!!!” Helder Postiga 1last_img read more