German football legend Lothar Matthaus to visit India on Dec 4
Mumbai: Germany’s football World Cup winning captain Lothar Matthaus will be visiting India as part of the Bundesliga Legends Tour.
The captain of the 1990 World Cup winners will undertake his first ever tour of India, during which he will participate in a number of fan and media activities.
Former FIFA World Player of the Year, Matthaus, will visit several football development projects and attend Indian Super League games in Kochi (December 4, Kerala Blasters vs Jamshedpur FC) and Mumbai (December 6, Mumbai City FC vs Chennaiyin FC).
He will also meet several key stakeholders within the Indian football ecosystem.
The Bundesliga trophy, the ‘Meisterschale’, will follow the legend and will be on display in both Kochi and Mumbai for fans to get their photo with the world-famous trophy.
His other plans:
- On December 4, the former Bayern Munchen star will meet with Kerala Blasters fans in Kochi.
- He will head to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium to watch another World Cup hero, Tim Cahill, in action as Kerala Blasters play Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League that night.
- On Dec 5, he will arrive in Mumbai to undertake some media activities and spend time with Indian youths at the Borussia Dortmund football school at Cooperage.
- He will meet with special guests, including members of the Indian football community, at the German consulate.
Matthaus is one of the most recognised football players in the world.
With his participation in the World Cup in 1982, 1986, 1990, 1994, 1998 and a total of 150 games, he holds the record as the player with the most caps for the German national team.