Michael Chopra, who played as a striker for a host of English Premier League clubs is now a part of Kerala Blasters’ roster.

The Indian Super League (ISL) concluded its first International Player Draft for the 2014 season in Mumbai. Among the 49 names that went under the hammer were former Liverpool and Malaga defender(Jose Miguel), former Newcastle United and Cardiff City striker Michael Chopra and former Paris Saint-Germain defender Bernard Mendy. Also Read - Highlights ISL 2020-21 Final, Mumbai City FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan AS IT HAPPENED: Bipin Singh's Late Goals Helps Mumbai Win Maiden ISL Title at Fatorda

Spain tops the list with nine players while the number from France and Czech Republic stand at eight. Brazil, Portugal and Colombia contribute five players each and South Korea have two names in the draft while Argentina, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Canada, England, Greece, Serbia and Senegal are also represented by one player each. Also Read - Mumbai City FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan Live Streaming ISL Final in India: Where to Watch MCFC vs ATKMB Stream Live Football Online Indian Super League on Disney+ Hotstar, TV Telecast on Star Sports in India

Eight teams will vie in the inaugural football event including the Chennai franchise, who were the latest to enter the fray after their Bangalore counterparts withdrew from the competition. The seven other teams are Atletico de Kolkata, Delhi Dynamos, Kerala Blasters, Mumbai City FC, North East United, FC Pune City and Goa (team name yet to be decided). Also Read - MCFC vs ATKMB Dream11 Team Predictions, Fantasy Football Tips For Indian Super League FINAL: Captain, Vice-captain, Predicted XIs For Today's Mumbai City FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan ISL Match at Fatorda Stadium 7.30 PM IST March 13 Saturday

Former Liverpool and Barcelona winger Luis Garcia was confirmed as the marquee player for the Kolkata outfit while former England goalkeeper David James is part of Kerala Blasters, co-owned by Sachin Tendulkar. Ex-Villarreal and Spain left back Joan Capdevilla will represent North East United while World Cup winning France striker David Trezeguet is part of FC Pune City, owned by Bollywood actor Salman Khan, Wadhawan Group and Italian football club ACF Fiorentina.

Below is the team-wise list of players that were chosen in today’s draft:

Atletico de Kolkata:

  • Apoula Edel – Armenia – Goalkeeper
  • Sylvain Monsoreau – France – Defender
  • Jose Miguel – Spain – Defender
  • Borja Fernandez – Spain – Midfielder
  • Jofre Gonzalez – Spain – Midfielder
  • Jakub Podany – Czech Republic – Midfielder
  • Arnal Llibert – Spain – Forward

Team Chennai:

  • Gennaro Bracigliano – France – Goalkeeper
  • Bernard Mendy – France – Defender
  • Jairo Carvajal – Colombia – Defender
  • Cristian Gonzalez – Spain – Midfielder
  • Bojan Djorjic – Sweden – Midfielder
  • Bruno Pelissari – Brazil – Midfielder
  • Eduardo Silva – Spain – Striker

Delhi Dynamos FC:

  • Marek Cech – Czech Republic – Goalkeeper
  • Henrique Dinis Oliveira Dias – Portugal – Defender
  • Bruno Herrero – Spain – Midfielder
  • Gustavo Marmentini dos Santos – Brazil – Midfielder
  • Pavel Elias – Czech Republic – Midfielder
  • Mads Junker – Denmark – Forward
  • Morten Skoubo – Denmark – Forward

Team Goa: 

  • Jan Seda – Czech Republic – Goalkeeper
  • Gregory Arnolin – France – Defender
  • Youness Bengelloun – France – Defender
  • Bruno Filipe Tavares Pinheiro – Portugal – Midfielder
  • Miguel Bruno Pereira Herlein – Portugal – Forward
  • Edgar Carvalho Figueira Marcelino – Portugal – Forward
  • Miroslav Slepicka – Czech Republic – Forward

Kerala Blasters FC:

  • Cedric Hengbart – France – Defender
  • Raphael Romey – France – Defender
  • Erwin Spitzner – Brazil – Defender
  • Victor Herrero Forcada – Spain – Midfielder
  • Michael Chopra – England – Forward
  • Iain Hume – Canada – Forward
  • Pedro Adriano Veloso Gusmao – Brazil – Forward

Mumbai City FC: 

  • Andre Matos Dias Pereira – Portugal – Goalkeeper
  • Pavel Cmovs – Czech Republic – Defender
  • Johann Letzelter – France – Defender
  • Ilias Pollalis – Greece – Defender
  • Jan Stohanzl – Czech Republic – Midfielder
  • Francisco Javier Fernandez Luque – Spain – Midfielder
  • Diego Fernando Nadaya – Argentina – Forward

North East United FC:

  • Massamba Lo Sambou – Senegal – Defender
  • Tomas Josl – Czech Republic – Defender
  • Isaac Chansa – Zambia – Midfielder
  • Do Dong-Hyun – South Korea – Midfielder
  • Guilherme Felipe de Castro – Brazil – Midfielder
  • Cornell Glen – Trinidad and Tobago – Forward
  • Luis Alfredo Yanes Padilla – Colombia – Forward

FC Pune City:

  • Bruno Cirillo – Italy – Defender
  • Emanuele Belardi – Italy – Goalkeeper
  • Ivan Bolado Palacios – Spain – Forward
  • Saidou Mady Panandetiguiri – Burkina Faso – Midfielder
  • Omar Andres Rodriguez Martinez – Colombia – Midfielder
  • Andres Felipe Gonzalez Ramirez – Colombia – Defender
  • Park Kwang-IL – South Korea – Midfielder