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FIFA World Cup 2018: Five Bollywood stars who are football freaks

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 14 June 2018, 15:44 IST

FIFA World Cup fever is in the air, Indian fans are losing their calm. From a die-hard fan painting his house blue and white to support Lionel Messi to extra-ordinary sale of tickets in India, it seems after football is gaining a following in India.

These are the five-Bollywood stars who are the die-hard fan of footballtown. 

Salman Khan

Salman Khan has been doing charity football matches and loves the game. Ever since he has been chosen the ambassador by AIFF (All India Football Federation) he has missed not a single chance to play this The gentleman's game.

John Abraham

John has been associated with many sporting events and football is one of them. He even owns an Indian Super League Football team called North East United FC. In one of the interviews, he said that he fell in love with football when he was 10 and wished to participate in World Cup someday.

Abhishek Bachchan

Jr Bachchan has always said that he want's to promote football and wishes to see Indian team in FIFA World Cup too.

Ranbir Kapoor

He is a big-time Barcelona fan. In past, he has even in interviews that he wishes to do a sports-centric film. Currently, he is a part of All-Star Football Club. He started playing football when he was in school and since then he takes out time regularly to sweat it out on the field.

Aditya Roy Kapur

Aditya Roy Kapur and Ranbir Kapoor have been playing football together from school. The duo takes out time from hectic movie schedule to chill on the field.  He even sprained his ankle while practising for a football match in Mumbai.

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First published: 14 June 2018, 15:39 IST