In Hindi, to boot!

The Hindi translation, Bharat me Football: Football Khiladiyo ki Prerak Kahaniya, of Delhi-based sportscaster and author Novy Kapadia’s (pictured) book Barefoot to Boots: The Many Lives of Indian Football was received by the author on June 23, 2020, as per his email sent to Parsiana that very day. Known as "the grand old man of Indian football,” the English version of his book, published in 2017, was reviewed by Delhi based sports journalist Gul-Fraaz (Gulu) Ezekiel (see "Married to football,” Books, Parsiana, December 7, 2017). Ezekiel had written that though most Indian football fans will be familiar with the achievements and......



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