Kerala: The Real Home of Indian Football

Kerala is the symbolic home of Indian football. This region has always held a deeper connection to the sport, even over cricket.

From the tradition of Kerala 7's and neighbourhood tournaments in the city, the World Cup and the way the city gathers around the tournament, despite India having never participated in it, and of course the Kerala Blasters.

Founded by Sachin Tendulkar in 2014 the club has some of the best support in Indian football, based in a city that is mad for the beautiful game