Pradip Kumar Banerjee

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Birthday
15, 1936
Birthplace
India
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
15, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
India

About

One of India's most famous footballers, 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, is also a highly-accomplished footballer.

Associated With

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