Argentina's goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez set to visit Kolkata; check date, schedule here
The goalkeeper has played a big role in Argentina's 2022 World Cup triumph in Qatar under Lionel Messi's captaincy wherein he saved two penalty shots against the Netherlands in an ill-tempered quarterfinal match and did the same against France in the summit clash.
Argentina's FIFA World Cup-winning goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez shall be visiting Kolkata in early July, a report by news agency PTI has stated.
Martinez has played a big role in Argentina's 2022 World Cup triumph in Qatar under Lionel Messi's captaincy. He saved two penalty shots against the Netherlands in an ill-tempered quarterfinal match and did the same against France in the summit clash.
Here's a look at his schedule:
Martinez, who plays for Premier League club Aston Villa will be meeting West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee as well as meet former India captain Sourav Ganguly.
He will also visit Mohun Bagan Club and be the chief guest for a charity match.
Moreover, he will also be participating in a Maradona memorial event and spend time with underprivileged children.
In his two day visit, he is also set to attend a few sponsor events during his two-day visit to the city.
Talking about Satadru Dutta Foundation, they have been tirelessly promoting sports in the state. Earlier, Satadru has presented many football stars of yesteryears like Dunga, Carlos Alberto Valderrama, Cafu along with the legends Pele and Maradona. But for the first time, a current FIFA World Cup-winning footballer will be coming to Kolkata.
(With inputs from ANI)
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