28/02/2014 05:33 GMT | Updated 28/02/2014 05:59 GMT

Nicolas Anelka Quenelle Ban: Former Arsenal Striker's Career Controversies (PICTURES)

"What did you say to me?"
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"What did you say to me?"

Nicolas Anelka was handed a five-game ban and fined £80,000 on Thursday following an investigation into his quenelle goal celebration against West Ham in December.

The France striker is no stranger to controversy, going back over 15 years, and here is a look at his chequered past.

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