At Kolkata’s Netaji Indoor Stadium most dazzling kodak minute occurred as music maestro A R Rahman, former Test skipper Saurav Ganguly and Brazilian football legend Pele posed for photos amid a sparkling ceremony. As National Award winning music director AR Rahman sang the ‘Happy birthday’ jingle, and former Indian captain Saurav Ganguly applauded in adoration. A noticeably passionate Pele was cited saying, , ‘I thank God for this day’.
Pele cut the birthday cake which shaped exactly like Jules Rimet trophy that Brazil for all time won by succeeding in the 1970 World Cup with a huge number of fans of all ages droning the legend’s name. The event was also attended by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata banerjee and even she congratulated Pele. AR Rahman, who has made the music for the forthcoming biopic on Pele, additionally sang a line of his Jai Ho tune. On 23rd October Pele will complete 75 years. At the surprise birthday festivity, the first cut of the dessert was given over Ms by Banerjee to Pele.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee shared photos of the meeting on Facebook. On Sunday the legendary Brazilian football reached the city additionally took an interest in a chat show with Saurav Ganguly. On Tuesday Pele will attend Indian Super League (ISL) guarding champions Atletico de Kolkata home match against Kerala Blasters where he will attend the event as guest of honor.