• Thursday, May 19, 2022

FOOTBALL

Puyol hopes India can be football powerhouse

Carles Puyol is in India to promote the upcoming under-17 World Cup

By: Sarwar Alam

Children from schools across the metropolis had a chance to play and display their skills in front of World Cup winner Carles Puyol at the ‘Mission XI Million’ festival at the Mumbai Football Arena on Wednesday (17). More than 500 children from various academies and schools played exhibition games with Puyol and demonstrated the skills they had gained through the initiative in front of the former Barcelona and Spain defender. Puyol said that for the country to dream big in the world’s most popular game, children need to start playing at a young age with backing from parents and schools.…

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