Thursday , 30 June 2022

Kaka And Luis Figo Seeking To Advance Football In Pakistan

Brazilian star Kaka and Portuguese great Luis Figo have taken a vow to help in developing the great promise of the game of football in Pakistan, the country that is captivated by cricket and has been banned from international soccer twice. 

The two legendary persons have played for Real Madrid, the Spanish club and are now in Pakistan to visit for a day as part of the tour of World Soccer Stars. It is mainly aimed to groom the elementary talent through coaching clinics and exhibition matches. Figo, the Ballon d’Or winner of 2000 wielded a cricket bat in reference to the popularity of the game in Pakistan and he told the reporters that he pretty excited to be present there. Figo states that Pakistan promises great football and that is the reason they are there to develop the game. Figo has been a part of Barcelona before he retired in the year 2009. Kaka too was carrying a cricket ball and said they both are committed to promoting the game of football worldwide. Kaka added that they have a good impression when it comes to Pakistan. As the country had 10 places in the Asian football till the early half of 1970. However, poor infrastructure and the lack of support from the government have pushed them down to 199 in the ranking of FIFA. Pakistan had been banned in 1995 and 2017 for violating the rule of FIFA that every federation has to be of judicial and government interference in their own countries.

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