Sports Issue- Did You know Facts
Hey, sports fan! No matter how avid a fan you maybe, here are some facts you perhaps didn’t know about the sports you watch every day.
THE INSPIRATION OF P.V. SINDHU
An unsung hero as he is recognised, Mehboob Ali has been the driving force behind a lot of Badminton stars in India. P.V. Sindhu began her apprenticeship with Mehboob Ali. It was actually in Secunderabad at the Badminton courts of Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications.
THE ‘FLYING SIKH’
In the year 1960, Milkha denied going to the country where his parents were killed. But ultimately he did take part and thrash Pakistani sprinter Abdul Khaliq. After the contest, General Ayub (Pakistan President) said to him: “Milkha, you did not run. You flew.”
MESSI ROOTS WERE IN ITALY
Everyone knows that Messi has been born and brought up in Rosario, Argentina, before he moved to Catalan giants Barcelona. But it is not well known that his original roots were in Italy. His ancestor had moved from Italy to Argentina a long time ago and as a result, Messi plays for the Argentine national team!
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