A 10-year-old boy from Bengaluru, Rishi Tej, became the first ever official match ball carrier from India at FIFA World Cup 2018
The Hush Post: A 10-year-old boy from Bengaluru created history by becoming the first Indian to become an official match ball carrier in the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018 being held in Russia.
Rishi Tej, from Bengaluru, has become the first Indian to have lived a dream at the biggest stage in football. For him, this happened during the Group G match between Belgium and Panama.
Rishi was quoted, “I am so excited, you cannot measure it even. It is like I am still dreaming. In Russia, I want to live every moment. During the match, I just don’t want to enjoy but analyse how they play,” it was reported.
Rishi is not the only Indian to feature in the World Cup as the Official Match Ball Carriers (OMBC), as there is another one too. Nathania John K from Andhra Pradesh will be seen on the field during the Group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica on Friday.