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When Pele enjoyed football with school children in Delhi

When Pele enjoyed football with school children in Delhi

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Pele came to Delhi in October 2015 and won the hearts of people not because of his love of football, but because of his humility and as an ambassador of this beautiful game. During the two-day visit, he interacted with Indian football fans and people.

The great footballer Pele, who came to Delhi seven years ago, said, “It is a matter of pride for me to enjoy the biggest sport in the world with children in India.” Pele came to Delhi in October 2015 and because of his fun of football Rather, he had won the hearts of people with his humility and as an ambassador of this beautiful sport. During the two-day visit, he interacted with Indian football fans and people. He was the chief guest at the final of the Subroto Cup Under 17 Inter School Football Tournament on 17 October 2015 at the Ambedkar Stadium. He had come to Delhi from Kolkata.

He came to Delhi again in 2018 but in the program of a media group. Where Kolkata saw the magic of Pele’s fun, Delhi saw another side of his personality as the ambassador of football. He wanted to help “a very special country” trying to make a mark in football. He said in a video message, “You have to build a base. India is a very special country and the fans here are amazing. I hope that my journey will inspire future champions.

Shaji Prabhakaran, former president of the Delhi Football Association and current general secretary of the All India Football Federation, said, “Pele inspired millions across the world. We saw the craze of football lovers for him in Kolkata and Delhi.” He said, ”His birthday is celebrated as Grassroots Development Day in Delhi. Football Delhi took this decision last year.

Disclaimer:Prabhasakshi has not edited this news. This news has been published from PTI-language feed.



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