Money is not everything, says Sandeep Singh

Published: Dec 17, 2012, 08:04 IST | IANS

India's star drag flicker Sandeep Singh unfazed despite failing to attract big bucks at Hockey India League auction

India’s top drag-flicker Sandeep Singh said he was not disappointed at being sold for the base price to Mumbai Magicians as a marquee player in the Hockey India League (HIL) auction held here yesterday.

Sandeep Singh
Sandeep Singh

Sandeep, who was dropped from the national team after a poor run at the London Olympic Games, was bought by Mumbai outfit for his reserve price of USD 27,800. Asked whether he was disappointed, Sandeep said: “Money is not everything in life. The league will be a big affair... a great tournament and I’m looking forward to playing in it.”

Australian defender Joel Caroll though ensured Sandeep gets a better pay package. Caroll was bought by Mumbai for $56,000 which means that Sandeep, being a marquee player will earn 15 percent more than that.

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