October 4, 2022
“Ponting Treatment Needed”: Fans At Chhetri Are Being Made By West Bengal Governor La Ganesan Iyer


West Bengal Governor La Ganesan Iyer has been receiving a lot of criticism from sports fans on social media after a video of his post-match performance of the 131st Durand Cup final went viral, in which Ganesan was seen scraping Indian football legend Sunil Chhetri. can go. In the video, Bengaluru FC captain Chhetri is seen watching his team clinch the trophy after beating Mumbai City FC 2-1 in the final at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata.

During the ceremony, Ganesan, who was among the dignitaries presenting the trophy to Chhetri, can be seen placing a hand on the Indian football captain’s shoulder, asking him to make room for him when clicked by photographers. Is.

Chhetri can be seen moving to his left to make room for the governor. Since then fans have criticized Ganesan for trying to seize a moment of glory from one of India’s finest footballers.

Viral Video: West Bengal Governor pushes Sunil Chhetri

Some fans remember the moment Australia won the 2006 ICC Champions Trophy in Mumbai. The then Australian captain Ricky Ponting received the trophy from the then BCCI President Sharad Pawar and immediately asked him to get off the stage as the Aussies wanted to pose with the trophy.

However, there was anger and outrage among some sections of Indian fans at the time as Pawar was pushed off the stage.

But some fans saw the funny side of things and posted tweets comparing the two incidents:

Bengaluru FC and their talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri won their maiden Durand Cup football tournament title by defeating Mumbai City FC 2-1 at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Sunday. Shiva Shakti (10th minute) and Brazil’s Alan Costa (61st) scored for the winner while Apuia scored the lone goal in the entertaining match for Mumbai.

(with PTI inputs)

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