FC Bayern Munich defender Benjamin Pavard congratulated Indian youngster Sanjeev Stalin for joining Indian Super League side Kerala Blasters FC.
Kerala Blasters FC recently signed Indian youngster Sanjeev Stalin and announced had announced the signing of the defender earlier this week. The French defender and Sanjeev Stalin are the clients of the same agent.
Pavard shared Kerala Blasters’ Instagram post, which announced the player as their latest signing in his Instagram story with a message, ‘Congrats, Sanjeev Stalin! Keep on working hard and dream big bro!’
Sanjeev Stalin was a part of the India U-17 team for the U-17 World Cup. He started all three group stage games in that world cup. He started his professional career with the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) developmental side Indian Arrows in 2017. He made 28 appearances for Indian Arrows in 2 seasons.
In early 2020, he signed for Portuguese top-tier club CD Aves. There he played for the U-19 and U-23 teams. Later he signed for Sertanense FC. Sertanense FC plays in the Campeonato de Portugal, the third-tier football league in the country.
However, Benjamin Pavard has won the FIFA World Cup in 2018. Last year he won the treble with FC Bayern Munich as well. It is good to see that Indian players are getting recognition from the top European players.