Puyol kicks off ticket sales for U-17 World Cup in India


Spanish football legend Carles Puyol launched ticket sales for the Under-17 World Cup in New Delhi on Monday (15), as India prepares to host the FIFA event – its first ever – in October. The former Barcelona defender is on his first visit to India to promote the hotly-anticipated tournament, and enthralled fans in a friendly game with children at Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday. Puyol, 39, handed over the first ceremonial ticket to Gouri Bhaduri, granddaughter-in-law of Shibdas Bhaduri – captain of the historic Indian club Mohun Bagan who defeated an English side for the first time in…

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