New Delhi: With less than 5 months remaining for India to coordinate its greatest football tournament, the FIFA U-17 World Cup, there clearly was a chance that the huge occasion can become even grander aided by the appearance Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.
Speaking on the matter, AIFF President Praful Patel admitted that they’re indeed attempting to bring the Portuguese footballer to India.
“We are talking to Portugal Football Federation. We also are trying to interact with Ronaldo’s agent. If he is free on that particular day, he will be gracing the FIFA U-17 World Cup draw function in Mumbai on July 7.”
The appearance of Ronaldo, who has a tremendous fans base in the United Kingdom, will definitely elevate the degree of craziness when it comes to the tournament, along with his association will really pull out crowd in big figures, because the federation attempts to successfully put into action the mega event.
While there might never be a 100 percent certainty at Ronaldo’s visit, the organisers have previously confirmed that Spain’s World Cup victorious captain Carlos Puyol will visit India in May to tag the launch of ticket sales for FIFA U-17 World Cup, that may begin in October.