Uruguay star footballer Diego Forlan said that he would like to become the coach of the Indian football team if given a chance in the future. Forlan, who played for Mumbai City FC in the ISL, said, “I would definitely like to come back to India.” The reason for this is that my experience of playing here has been fantastic. The people here warmly welcomed me and my family. I have a good friendship with some of the players here.
” The reason for this is that my experience of playing here has been fantastic.
”Forlan, who was the best player of the World Cup 2010 Has acquired football coaching license from USA so that he can give coaching in any country of Asia including India except South America. However, he intends to get a coaching license in Europe.
Impressed by the progress of Indian football, the Manchester United and Atlético Madrid star footballer said that it will take time for India to get into strong teams and this requires better infrastructure in addition to working at the ground level. He said, ‘To capitalize on football one must start from cities where football is more popular than cricket. After that one should go from there to other cities. ‘