New Delhi: In an attempt to promote football in a cricket crazy country and attract the youth to the sport, former England and Liverpool player Steve McMahon on Wednesday announced the launch of 'Steve McMahon Football Academy' here in association with the British club.
The former Liverpool legend, who is well known to Indian football fans as an expert analyst, said it was the passion and commitment for the sport in the country which made him to come up with an idea of establishing the academy.
"I have been associated with this part of the world since last four-five years. The passion and commitment for the sport here is incredible. I approached my former club and they seemed to be interested too," said McMahon.