The (awkward?) match will be played between Bollywood celebrities and parliamentarians

Baba Ramdev is going to play football and you can buy tickets to watch himTwitter/Swami Ramdev
news Sports Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 17:52

Yoga guru Ramdev has many talents, many of which consist of contorting his body into yoga poses that most of us can only dream of doing. However, the yoga guru-cum-entrepreneur and ambassador of all things Indian seems to have acquired a completely unrelated skill now - football.

Football for Nation, the event organized to raise funds for the ‘Beti Bachai, Beti Padhao’ and ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’, will see film stars like Ranbir Kapoor, Arjun Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan play off in a football match against Parliamentarians at the Jawaharlal Stadium, New Delhi.

While Ramdev has been appointed as the ambassador for this ‘charitable’ football match, the two opposing teams will be led by Abhishek Bachchan and singer turned politician from West Bengal, Babul Supriyo.

According to reports, the event will have more attractions than just the (awkward?) football match – the opening performance by Bollywood singer-composer Pritam Charaborty and Babul Supriyo.

Meanwhile, Supriyo has also been designated the responsibility for composing a theme song the under 17 FIFA World Cup which is going to be held in India next year.

"I along with Pritam will compose the theme song of next year's cup and we will try to create a super-hit song like Shakira's Waka Waka," Supriyo told the Deccan Chronicle

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