Brazilian Ronaldo to play exhibition match in India

Dec 05, 2011, 09:15 IST | A Corresspondent
Brazilian ace Ronaldo is all set to touch base in India for an exhibition match to be played in Kolkata on January 15 to collect funds for the victims of Sikkim earthquake, which struck in October.


Baichung Bhutia is behind the initiative. Proceeds of the match will go to the earthquake victims.   The funds collected from the match will also be distributed among needy former India international footballers.

"We are organising the exhibition match to help the Sikkim earthquake victims. It will be held at Salt Lake Stadium on January 15," said Bhutia.

"The match will also have Bollywood actors and cricketers. I am in talks with John Abraham and Ranbir Kapoor. I am also going to speak to Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Sourav Ganguly," he told PTI.

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