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Star Sixes World Cup France beat Denmark 2-1 to emerge winners of maiden legends tournament

Legendary players from French national team proved too much for their competitors, as they won the maiden edition of the Star Sixes World Cup.

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Goals from Ludovic Giuly and Youri Djorkaeff’s were enough to see France claim glory over Denmark in the maiden edition of the Star Sixes World Cup.

Les Bleus beat their Danish counterparts 2-1 in the final in a closely contested encounter.

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The Star Sixes World Cup is a tournament for former international players, with countries playing for the right to be called world champions.

The competition allows each team to present 10 squad players, of which six are eligible to start on the field.

FRANCE WIN.jpg play French legends jubilate after victory (© AFP/GETTY IMAGES)

This year’s tournament is the first of its kind, and it was hosted at the O2 Arena in London.

Twelve countries in all from around the globe represented, as the ex-footballers showed they’ve still got the skills that brought them to the limelight.

The likes of Denmark, Brazil, China, England, France, Germany, Italy, Mexico, Scotland, Nigeria, Portugal and Spain all partook in this year’s tournament as Les Bleus clichéd the maiden trophy.

France defeated Denmark 2-1 in the final, thanks to goals from Ludovic Giuly and Youri Djorkaeff, with Daniel Jensen scoring what proved to be a consolation for the Danes.

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The competition had a host of star names participating, including Roberto Carlos, Rivaldo, Michael Ballack, Carles Puyol and Jay-Jay Ockocha just to mention five.

The Spanish team – captained by Michael Solgado – won bronze after recording a huge 11-3 victory over the star-studded Brazil side.

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