Confident Subrata Paul aims big in his Danish sojourn

He always dreamt of playing in Europe. Now, Subrata Paul's dreams are about to come true but the 26-year-old is aware of the challenges ahead.

updated: January 04, 2014 00:06 IST
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Kolkata: India's top shot-stopper Subrata Paul is neither excited nor intimidated in his endeavour to become the first player in independant India to play for a first division club in Europe as he gets ready for his six-month stint at Denmark's FC Vestsjaelland.

The first ever Indian footballer to play in Europe was Kolkata's Mohammed Salim, who played for Mohammedan Sporting before switching to Scottish giants Celtic back in 1936.

"As a kid, I always dreamt of playing in Europe... So it's a step in the right direction," the 26-year-old told PTI, days before leaving for Denmark.

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