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SEE PICS | Bhakti goals: Ronaldinho visits Siddhivinayak Temple ahead of Premier Futsal season 2
Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho inside Mumbai's famous Siddhivinayak Temple on Friday, September 15, 2017


Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho braved the scorching Mumbai heat to visit the famous Siddhivinayak Temple on Friday.

Dressed in a an all-black ensemble, the superstar completed his look with a yellow-orange patka that was hanging around his neck.

Ronaldinho, who is in the city for the second season of Premier Futsal which kicks off on Friday, created quite a frenzy with his visit. And although fans thronged to the temple to get a glimpse of the footballing legend, the former Barcelona play-maker managed to find his way inside and get Ganpati's blessings.

Here are glimpses of Ronaldinho's visit to Siddhivinayak Temple:

(Photo credit: Hemant Padalkar - DNA)

(Photo credit: Hemant Padalkar - DNA)

(Photo credit: Hemant Padalkar - DNA)

Giggs confident of title defence

Former Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, part of the Mumbai team that won the inaugural Premier Futsal, is looking to defend the title when its second edition begins in Mumbai on Friday.

"Last year was phenomenal. All the fan support we received made it possible to win the inaugural season of Premier Futsal. It's amazing to see the growing popularity of the game of Futsal in India and I look forward to defending our title this year," Giggs, the captain of Krystal Mumbai Warriors, said.

The season two begins on Friday with a match between the Mumbai side and Ronaldinho's Delhi Dragons.

"Futsal brings back very warm memories from my childhood and it feels wonderful to be back in India amongst such a passionate fans. I look forward to competing against some of the best futsallers and my friends from across the world," said Delhi Dragons captain Ronaldinho.

The franchise-based league will be played across Mumbai and Bengaluru, with the semi-finals and finals set to be played in the UAE at the world class indoor stadium Dubai Sports City.

(Inputs from PTI)

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