Sports Minister Anurag Thakur, FIFA CEO Youri Djorkaeff Discuss Ways To Promote Football In India
New Delhi, Oct 26 (TNA) Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports Anurag Thakur met CEO of FIFA Youri Djorkaeff in New Delhi on Monday. During the meet they discussed how football could be encouraged at the grassroots level and expanded with more tournaments and events.
Thakur said that there is a growing interest in Sports in India following the recent success at the Olympic Games in Tokyo and that PM Narendra Modi’s vision to build a sporting culture has also found a new momentum in recent weeks.
Youri also showed Mr Thakur a few of his legendary football tricks, wherein Thakur also chipped in with his dribbling skills.