India skipper Virat Kohli took to Twitter on Saturday night and made a heartfelt plea to fans to support the Indian football team. The Indian cricket team captain asked fans to look at India football skipper Sunil Chhetri’s post and make an effort to support football in the country. Chhetri, also in a video message, pleaded to fans across the country to back the Indian football team and to go watch matches in the stadium. Chhetri pleaded with football fans in the country that passionately follow European clubs to “abuse us, criticise us but please come to watch the Indian national team play.”
Kohli too requested fans to go watch the play. The Indian run-machine told fans that the process of going to stadiums and watching live matches would contribute towards creating a sporting culture in the country.