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Emile Heskey all set to arrive in city to promote football

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Dec 2, 2017, 2:10 am IST
Updated : Dec 2, 2017, 7:06 am IST

Heskey has had an illustrious 21-year career and won several honours.

Emile Heskey England in two FIFA World Cups. (Photo: AP)
 Emile Heskey England in two FIFA World Cups. (Photo: AP)

Emile Heskey who represented England in two FIFA World Cups is all set to arrive in Mumbai on December 8 to unveil his plans to promote and develop football in India.

The former Liverpool and Leicester City forward will travel to several cities in India along with UK’s real estate tycoon Atif Malik as a part of the initiative which is aimed at personally engaging with kids and fans.

“The success of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 speaks volume about the appetite for football in India. Through our initiative we aim to associate as many kids as possible with the sport and help them consider football as a serious profession in future,” Heskey stated in a press release.

Heskey had an illustrious 21-year career, which includes 62 international caps for England and six trophies for Liverpool Football Club including the UEFA Cup.

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