Abhishek Bachchan hopes India will qualify for FIFA World Cup

Raj Baddhan

Senior Editor

Abhishek Bachchan
Abhishek Bachchan

Abhishek Bachchan has always expressed how passionate he is about sports.�� The actor, who is a big fan of the premiere league team ��Chelsea FC�۪, has now bought a team in the Indian Super League and hopes that India will soon quality for the FIFA World Cup.

���I believe in Indian football and the ISL (Indian Super League). ��We have a dream in the ISL. ��The U- 17 FIFA World Cup is coming to India in 2017 and we want to build up the best possible team we can. ��Our dream is to qualify for the FIFA World Cup��_ When I was in Rio for the FIFA World Cup final, I met the FIFA President Sepp Blatter. He said, ��You have 1.2 billion people and you can�۪t put 11 men on the pitch?�۪ ��ISL is here to prove Blatter wrong,�۝ Bachchan told Absolute India.

Bachchan�۪s team, ��Chennaiyin FC�۪, is co-owned by the famous Indian cricketer MS Dhoni.

It can be noted that Bachchan also owned a team in the Pro Kabaddi League earlier this year.�� In fact his team, ��Jaipur Pink Panthers�۪, won the tournament.

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