Kolkata: Experienced foreign player Brazilian legend Pele will go back to India next month at the Eden Gardens, Kolkata in the company of New York Cosmos stars after thirty-eight years. World Cup winner will be guest of prestige three times at Atletico de Kolkata’s.
The match will be held first home in the second edition of the Indian Super League, against Kerala Blasters FC, at the Salt Lake Stadium on October 13.
Firstly, Pele will come to Delhi on October 15 and will be appear the final of the Subroto Cup tournament on October 16.
Brazilian legend Pele denoted his some statements to Indian football players for growing ahead in future
Pele had come to India in 1977 from Brazil. It was his last visit for India. While he came to India, plane’s seats were full. At that time population of players from Europe were enough who wanted to come in India.
He set up the Cosmos team at that tme. He also expressed his internally sentiment to players those are below
I am sure in the future; India is going to have some excellent players too. I think when you have the opportunity to get experienced players, it helps your players to grow. If more experienced players come to teach the people, the quality of the youngsters will improve.
My way of thinking is if you have good team then you have a good game, if you have a bad team then you have a bad game. If you have good players you will have a good show. It will always be like that.
Football gives me the opportunity to travel all over the world, to know different philosophies of life. My father was a soccer player which gave me the opportunity play the game and become one of the best in this big sport.