India’s cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar praises U17 Indian Football team goalkeeper Moirangthem Dheeraj

India’s cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar praises U17 Indian Football team goalkeeper Moirangthem Dheeraj

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India’s cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar praises young U17 Indian football team goalkeeper Moirangthem Dheeraj for his amazing saves last night against Columbia. The master blaster tweeted his words of praise on his twitter account. He tweeted“Great work by Dheeraj at the Goal Post! C’mon India… let’s win this one!”

Although India could not win the match, surely Sachin was impressed by the performance of the young keeper. The young keeper has been doing whatever he can. He also got injured while trying to save a goal for India. He made several saves against the Columbian attacks. However, those saves could not save India from its second defeat in the ongoing U17 FIFA Football World Cup 2017 and India lost to Columbia by 1-2.

In the meantime, Moirangthem Dheeraj acknowledged the praise and expressed his thankfulness. The sensational keeper wrote “I am blessed to get such a praising from a legend” on his Facebook account.

I am blessed to get such a praising from a legend 😊😇⚽️🇮🇳🙏@Sachin Tendulkar

Posted by Dheeraj Moirangthem on Monday, 9 October 2017

 

India’s next match is on 12th October against Ghana. It is to be seen how the young keeper performs and see if  the team manages to reach to the next round.

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