India’s legendary batsman Sachin Tendulkar said a piece of his heart will always beat for the Kerala Blasters. Sachin has decided to sell out his stakes of the franchise. However, there will always be an emotional connection for the Master Blaster. Sachin Tendulkar was also seen supporting at home and away matches of his football franchise in the Indian Super League.
This is going to be the fifth edition of the Indian Super League. Meanwhile, Kerala Blasters is yet to savour success in the league. However, the Men in Yellow has finished as the second-best side on two occasions in 2014 and 2016.
There were emotions involved.
“In its fifth year, it is important that the club puts the building blocks for the next five years and beyond. It is also a time for me to reflect on the role that I should play. After reflecting and much discussion with my team, I have decided to exit my association with Kerala Blasters as a co-promoter,” Tendulkar said in a statement as quoted by the PTI.
Meanwhile, Sachin Tendulkar has the belief in the abilities of the Kerala Blasters as they have the potential to go all the way. Sachin said he is always proud of the side.
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Sachin is proud of Kerala Blasters.
“I strongly believe that Kerala Blasters is in very good shape and on its path to attain many more successes with the backing of its fans offering unconditional support. I am very proud of Kerala Blasters and a piece of my heart will always beat for the club.”
Sachin is with the football club since the inception of the league in 2014. The Master Blaster went on add there have always been emotions with the Kerala Blasters.
“Over the last four years, Kerala Blasters Football Club has been an integral part of my life. I have undergone all the emotions that millions of Kerala Blasters fans have undergone during this period.
“My association with Kerala Blasters was driven with the intent to reignite the passion for the game and give the many fans and the abundant talent in Kerala, a national platform to express themselves.
“It has been a thrilling experience to chase this pursuit and something which I will always cherish,” the batting great said in the statement.
There is no denying the fact that Sachin Tendulkar will miss being part of the Kerala Blaster. The fifth season of the ISL will begin from 29 September.