Paris St Germain Academy's Aim is to Develop Youth Football in India, Says Laurent Blanc

Laurent Blanc, member of the French team which won the World Cup in 1998 and the Euro Cup in 2000, says India has a great culture for sports.

updated: May 16, 2014 19:45 IST
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New Delhi: France's 1998 World Cup winner Laurent Blanc says the primary goal of setting up the Paris Saint-Germain Academy in India is to develop youth football in the country and allow them to get a taste of the way the French play the sport.

The top French club, Paris Saint-Germain Academy, which is being coached by Blanc, will be opening its doors in Delhi NCR in July. They lost to Chelsea in the quarterfinals of this season's UEFA Champions League.

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