French football expert, Arsene Wenger, who led Arsenal for 22 years and had a significant impact on English football, has now shifted his focus to working for FIFA. He will specialize in the development of football around the world with a particular emphasis on India. Recently, Wenger met with Kalyan Chaubey, the president of the football association in India, to discuss his plans.
Wenger expressed his fascination with India and its potential for football development. He believes that India’s population of 1.4 billion presents a great opportunity to grow the sport in the country. Wenger also highlighted India’s strengths and characteristics that make him optimistic about the possibilities for growth. He and his team are motivated to contribute to the football growth in India and believe that it has yet to fully explore and exploit its potential.
During their meeting, Wenger also mentioned Igor Štimac, who has been leading the Indian national team since 2019 as well as overseeing the U23 national team. With 46 games under his belt, Štimac has led India to 19 wins, 13 draws, and 14 losses. This collaboration between Wenger and Štimac highlights their shared commitment to developing football in India.
In conclusion, Arsene Wenger’s shift from managing Arsenal to working for FIFA marks an exciting new chapter in his career as he focuses on developing football around the world with a particular emphasis on India. His experience and expertise will undoubtedly contribute significantly to this project and help unlock India’s full potential as a major force in global football development.