How to be a PRO FOOTBALL PLAYER in INDIA
India is a cricketing country. Almost every person in India follows cricket quite closely, especially their national team and IPL. Football was never a popular sport in India. But in the last few years, especially after the start of ISL, football has immensely grown in India. ISL is a big franchise league that was able to attract many audiences. Due to this, football has also become quite a popular sport in India.
Now more kids play football in the streets than they used to be. Kids have started falling in love with this game. The crazy of this game has begun growing among kids and even adults. Many kids have decided to make football their career. They want to make their living by playing football. But the main question is, HOW?
The first thing you need to do is fall in love with the game. You must love the game and have that passion for playing. If you dont fall in love with the game and want to become a professional, it is not quite possible. First, fall in love with this game by playing it every day. If you dont, then stop believing that you will be a football player.
The next thing you need to do is join an academy. There are many football academies in India. Search for the best one for you. Do your research and join an academy. Most academies are only for under 18's. So you might need to enter it before you are 18. But some academies take your admission if you are U-21.
After you join an academy, you will probably develop as a player, which will take you one step closer to your dream. The next step is to join a team. You want to join a team that plays the highest level of football according to your reach. You can enter a team by giving a trial. Many teams conduct tests searching for talent. You need to know when a problem is happening. For this, you need to be active on the internet.
After you join a team, then it's your turn to shine. But for that, you need to perform well in your spot. If you perform well, you probably will be scouted by a team playing more competitive football then you. And you will gradually make your dream come true, but you need to work very hard for that.
India is the world's second most populated country, with a population of more than 1.35 billion. So even if 1 or 2 percent of the total population wants to be a football player, the competition is going to be quiet high. You need to work hard on your side, and the results will come. Remember, it will be rejected many times by teams but never give up. If you get selected by groups in your first try, consider yourself lucky, but luck doesn't come your way if you dont work for it.
BEST OF LUCK!!!!