~Arsenal Invincible Thierry Henry and Indian Football icon Robin Singh had a candid conversation about their inspirations for taking up football at the PUMA Store in South City Mall, Kolkata~
Kolkata, October 25th, 2016- The Fastest Sportswear brand- PUMA hosted football legend and world- cup winner - Thierry Henry today for the first time in India at PUMA’s South City Mall store in Kolkata! King Henry was also joined by the Indian football icon- Robin Singh and the two had a candid conversation about football, their inspirations for taking up the popular sport, and about their lives surrounding the game.
The event at the PUMA store started off with Thierry Henry and Robin Singh sharing their football journeys and speaking about how things have changed in the world of football. While Henry highlighted some of his best football memories, Robin spoke how he had always found inspiration in Henry while watching him play for his clubs and his country. “I feel extremely grateful and honored to share this platform with one of the worlds finest strikers. He has been a role model to many footballers including me and hearing about his journey is truly inspirational.”
Post the store visit, Henry attended the thrilling ISL match between Atlético de Kolkata and Mumbai City FC at Rabindra Sarobar Stadium, Kolkata.
Talking about PUMA’s efforts to increase the fan base for football, Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry said, “PUMA is doing a great job by interacting with football fans on a regular basis. The game has given me so much and it’s my constant endeavor to give back to the game and take it to new heights.
I’ve enjoyed my time here in Kolkata and I’m looking forward to meeting the fans in Mumbai”
Present at the event, Abhishek Ganguly, MD, PUMA India said, “Thierry Henry is one of the biggest legends of modern football. His popularity is spread across the world. It has been a fabulous journey for PUMA to be associated with him and currently a real privilege to get him to India. The country has lot of his most passionate fans. .
PUMA believes in constantly interacting with their fans and giving them an unforgettable experience. Bringing Thierry Henry to Kolkata has only helped them achieve this target and aim for greater goals.