Twitterati motivates Indian U17 team ahead of FIFA U17 World Cup
An entire nation is behind the 11 teenagers who will make history today.
The FIFA U17 World Cup kicks into action today as four matches go live in the biggest U17 event in the world. India is primed to host a spectacle and there is history to be made as the Colts take to the pitch later today in their opener against the USA.
While this is India's first ever entry into a FIFA event of any age denomination, the spirits are high in the cricket-crazy country that also has its fair share of football fanatics. Football is the buzzword across the country, and eminent personalities have come together to motivate the 21 players who will proudly wear the Indian blue at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium today.
From cricketers to celebrities, almost the entire nation has come together to wish the Indian U17 players luck ahead of what will be a colossal moment in Indian football today. Here are the best bits: