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A Docu-Collection On The Untold Story Of India’s Tryst With FIFA World Cup In 1950 | Soccer Information

A brand new docu-series titled “The Indian Football Story: The World is Yours To Take” that pays homage to the wealthy and luxurious historical past of soccer in India has been launched by Budweiser, a worldwide associate of FIFA. It dissects the journey of the game within the Indian panorama, the documentary is a primary of its type – an try at telling the untold story of India’s tryst with the World Cup in 1950.

The collection options famend historians, legendary footballers, coaches and opinion leaders from the sports activities fraternity. Icons like Bhaichung Bhutia, Jaydeep Basu, Sailen Manna and Talimeren AO characteristic within the collection, reminiscing the glory days of soccer and sharing anecdotes with their followers.

“Growing up we heard stories of legends in the game, creating history and conquering the world’s attention and love. India is a land of immense talent and with the right support and encouragement, we are a force to be reckoned with. With this docu-series, we hope to motivate budding footballers and put India on the map of global football. I would like to thank Budweiser and VICE Media for creating this opportunity to bring forth so many inspiring stories and celebrate the sport in all its splendor.” mentioned legendary Indian footballer Bhaichung Bhutia.

The docu-series is a visible voyage to the previous, current and future. The primary episode titled “Chapter 1”, dives into the pitfalls and hurdles that led to India sitting out of the 1950 FIFA World Cup, regardless of qualifying for it, drops on 29th November 2022. The second and penultimate episode titled “Chapter 2”, slated to go stay within the first week of December will delve into the soccer membership tradition in India and recount the golden period of soccer within the nation. “Chapter 3”, the finale of the three-part collection, drops mid- December guarantees a beacon of hope- to revive 90s soccer fanfare and see India’s soccer workforce take over the FIFA area, prior to anticipated.

Commenting on the docu-series, Vineet Sharma, Vice President Advertising – South Asia, AB InBev, mentioned, “Being associated with FIFA for over 35 years, Budweiser has shaped unparalleled cultural experiences to elevate game-viewing. This docu-series, in partnership with VICE, is a tribute to veterans of the game in India, a celebration of how far we have come and a reminder of just how far we are yet to go. The series is an attempt to inspire millions of football fanatics to hit the ground running with their dreams, just like their idols have done. We want to tap into the passion for football in India and create memorable moments for audiences during the FIFA world cup, keeping the love for the game ablaze.”

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