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IM Vijayan


'IM Vijayan struggled to communicate in Hindi, but made up for it with language of football'

July 23, 2020 9:46 pm

IM Vijayan, the one-time poster boy of Indian football, used to struggle to speak in Hindi but his understanding of the language of football was second to none, says his former India teammate Aqueel Ansari.

Get addicted to football, not to drugs: IM Vijayan

June 27, 2020 7:47 am

I M Vijayan urged the country's youngsters to "get addicted to football, not to drugs".

AIFF recommends IM Vijayan for Padma Shri

June 17, 2020 2:27 pm

The 51-year-old former India striker, who has scored 40 goals in 79 matches for India since making his debut in early 90s. He was awarded the Arjuna award in 2003. He was also awarded the Indian 'Player of the Year' in 1993, 1997 and 1999.