Sachin R Tendulkar is a role model for many players and is an inspiration to India’s young Cricket Players. He has once again won our heart.
“I have had the privilege and honour of representing my nation for 24 years and I continue to bat for India off the field. The welfare of sportspersons and encouraging them to give their best is very dear to me.”
This is what S R Tendulkar had told to Indian Olympic association when he was asked to be one of the Olympic goodwill Ambassador for India. With 50 days remaining to Rio, he has kick started the campaign for India’s medal hope.
Tendulkar has posted a video on facebook page named “#Against allOdds” , Tendulkar introduces India’s 21 year old female wrestler Vinesh Phogat who have made the cut to Rio .
Sachin talks about what he learned from being a sportsman for so long and what it means to play for the country. Vinesh then goes on to recount her journey to Rio, talking about how ‘jealousy’ over seeing the reception her cousin Geeta received, spurred her on.
Here is the official video link:
Vinesh Phogat also appreciated and thanked as well.
Sachin in the end says “Chalo, ab Rio me Tiranga leharayein! ” this literally gives goose bumps to all.
We too, wish best of luck to all the Indian athletes who have made their cut to Rio and hope for India’s medal tally to be Golden.