Panaji: Bollywood actor Sunil Shetty, who was present here at a
national football conference, on Friday, said that if Indian
football is to be made sexy, then it needs to get Deepika Padukone
and Katrina Kaif to play the sport.
At the Goa International Football Table (GIFT), an international
conference, Sunil was quoted by IANS, "If we are talking about
making football sexy, we will have to talk to Deepika (Padukone)
The international conference was held in Goa, and Sunil Shetty
was present there to promote football and infra-structure. He
emphasised the importance of roping in celebrities to promote
football in the country.
He also said, "Look at what David Beckham has done to American
soccer. He has made a huge difference by his presence there."
Sunil said that young stars like Ranbir Kapoor and Abhishek Bachchan were very
interested in football. Football is a sport for youngsters and
needs younger legs. He added, "I don't think I can play