Football is a family of team sports that involve, to varying degrees, kicking a ball with the foot to score a goal. Unqualified, the word football is understood to refer to whichever form of football is the most popular in the regional context in which the word appears.
The aspirants need to learn to manage their time as they will train most days. Match fixtures are usually evenings and weekends. Since the players need to travel with their football clubs or team to matches all over the world, so they may spend time away from home.
Bhaichung Bhutia is a retired Indian footballer of Sikkimese-Bhutia descent who played as a striker. In 1993, at the age of sixteen, he left school to join the professional East Bengal F.C. in Calcutta. Two years later, he transferred to JCT Mills in Phagwara, which went on to win the India National Football League in the 1996–97 season. Bhutia was the top goal scorer in the league, and was chosen to make his international debut in the Nehru Cup. He was named "1996 Indian Player of the Year".
Sunil Chhetri (born 3 August 1984) is an Indian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Indian club Bengaluru FC and the Indian national team. Chhetri began his career with Mohun Bagan of the National Football League after playing with City FC of New Delhi. After his first season with the club, the 2002–03 seasons, Chhetri had scored four goals as Mohun Bagan finished in seventh place in the table.
Subrata Pal (born 24 November 1986) is an Indian professional footballer who currently plays for DSK Shivajians in the I-League. Subrata began his career with local rivals East Bengal in 2007.