Pradip Kumar Banerjee

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Birthday
15, 1936
Birthplace
India
DEATH DATE
Mar 20, 2020 (83)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1936
Birthplace
India
DEATH DATE
Mar 20, 2020 (83)

About

One of India's most famous soccer players, he played right wing for India from 1952-67, and played in the 1956 and 1960 Olympics.

Before Fame

He played for Bihar in Santosh Trophy when he was just 15.

Trivia

He was named Indian Footballer of the 20th century by FIFA.

Family Life

His younger brother, Prasun Banerjee, was also a highly-accomplished soccer player. 

Associated With

He and cricketer Chetan Chauhan both received the Arjuna Award from the Indian government in recognition of their contributions to national sports.

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