Printed: March 12, 2018 2:49 pm
Beef and rooster for Drogba, fish for Aguero — former Manchester United star Nemanja Vidic’s meticulously planned pre-match diet regime, again in the day, certainly offers meals for imagined.
Vidic, who experienced earned a reputation as 1 of the world’s very best centre-backs all through his days at Previous Trafford, was in the place lately to start the India chapter of Football For Peace.
“I eat extra rooster, beef and pasta before the match (when I have to engage in in opposition to Didier) Drogba but if I engage in in opposition to (Sergio) Aguero I eat fish, you know, suitable meals to it’s possible drop 1 or two kilos,” Vidic explained, recalling his preparations before lining up in opposition to the world’s very best in his heydays.
Football For Peace, which is supported by the English Premier League and the Uk Foreign Office environment, will detect 10-12 towns in the place as element of its ‘Cities for Peace’ initiative.
Questioned about the Premier League initiative in India, the 36-year-old central defender from Serbia experienced fantastic factors to say and sounded optimistic about the upcoming of the sport in the place.
“I believe it’s a fantastic job. Since in Serbia, they nonetheless really do not have good services. But I believe what the Premier League is concentrating on is assisting these coaches to improve and to give the very best probable awareness to these youthful little ones to improve.”
“We need to have India as a country to engage in soccer due to the fact if you have players from India I believe anyone would be thrilled to engage in in the Premier League. I noticed these little ones, they are extremely competitive. I believe the upcoming is there,” Vidic explained all through an job interview on CNN Information 18 with actor Ranveer Singh, who is a Premier League ambassador in India.
Vidic performed below the iconic supervisor Alex Ferguson for extra than seven a long time at United, assisting the club acquire five Premier League titles, 1 Champions League trophy and several cup competitions, before the Serbian moved to Italy’s Inter Milan in 2014.