From cricketer Virender Sehwag to sports minister Vijay Goel, distinguished people from all walks of life congratulated the India U-17 football team for their stupendous 2-0 victory in an international friendly against Italy, on Friday.
Most of them took to Twitter to congratulate the youngsters, who would be playing the FIFA U-17 World Cup.
"Great day! #India U-17 #football team defeats #Italy 2- 0! Well done boys, proud of you all!," Goel tweeted.
AIFF president Patel said:"First entering the 100 club & now India's U-17 Team beats Italy's U-17 Football Team. Way to go @IndianFootball #FIFAU17WC."
Mumbai Football Association boss Aditya Thackeray comes out loud in support of Indian Football and time and again AIFF has expressed their gratitude towards this youthful vibrant leader.