Some of them played half, while the others played 20. Again, there are some that went off only to come back after some time. In fact, there are some players who played for both the teams. Florent Malouda played the entire game and yet was close to match-fit at 39. The annual charity match of Corazon Classic that is held at Santiago Bernabeu was held amongst Chelsea Legends and Real Madrid, the host. It featured players like Fernando Morientes, Guti, Christian Karembeu, Claude Makélélé, and Ricardo Carvalho.
Real Madrid strode with a lead of 3-0 within twenty minutes irrespective of the best efforts by Carlo Cudicini in goal. However, the penalty by Shevchenko and the header by Poyet helped Chelsea to make a comeback. After this Christian Karembeu produced a large bomb for making it 4-2 before the half time after made few misses. The second half comeback of Chelsea had been stifled as Claude Makélélé became a little enthusiastic and got a penalty which was converted by Raul. It was William Gallas who helped Chelsea to get back to the game within 5 minutes before the end of the great flowing game.
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Florent Malouda is a French professional footballer playing as a midfielder. Born on June 13, 1980, this 38-year-old played for Chelsea and plays for France national football team. He had last played his match for French Guiana against the Honduras which ended in a controversial draw of 0-0 by both teams.
The reason for calling it a controversial match was that Florent who had already been ineligible to play the match was brought in to play. He had been cap-tied to France after making his 80 appearances for Les Bleus. During this match, French Guiana played an offensive match the credit going to Malouda himself. The team had a chance to score all through the match.
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