Sachin Tendulkar meets CM Pinarayi Vijayan
Thiruvananthapuram: Cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar met Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan in his office here on Thursday, seeking support of the state government ahead of the upcoming season of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament.
His wife Anjali was also present at the meeting.
"We came to invite the CM to the inaugural match of the new season to be held in Kochi on the 17th ," Tendulkar said after meeting Pinarayi.
Sachin had held a meeting with the CM last year too, after which he had announced his decision to open a football academy in Kerala.
Sachin owns the ISL team Kerala Blasters.