Upbeat at the Sports Minister MS Gill's idea of bringing European football giants Real Madrid to Kolkata, Mohun Bagan said they were looking forward to the occasion.
"I'm very excited to hear this that Gill proposed to bring Real Madrid to Kolkata. The city being the heart of Indian football will look forward to play another memorable match," said Mohun Bagan general secretary Anjan Mitra.
Mohun Bagan had earlier hosted Bundesliga club Bayern Munich in Oliver Kahn's swansong match in May 27. "It's was overwhelming to know that Gill was happy for the Bayern Munich match. I'm hopeful about the Real Madrid of and it will help the city footballers learn something from the international stars," he added.
Gill on Wednesday disclosed that he met the Real Madrid boss during the Wimbledon final in London last week and explored on the idea of bringing the star-studded team to Kolkata.
News Courtesy : India Times.com/sports