Kolkata: Former India international footballer I.M. Vijayan is flattered by cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's knowledge of soccer and the little master's keenness to learn the finer points of the game.
Vijayan Tuesday said he spoke with Tendulkar after the Mumbaikar became the co-owner of the Kochi-based Indian Super League franchise Kerala Blasters Football Club.
"I have had discussions with him. I have been flattered by his knowledge of soccer, his ideas about the game, and eagerness to know more about it," Vijayan said on the sidelines of an ISL event. (Also read: Delhi Dynamos Sign World's Tallest Goalkeeper)