One and only PK
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India, March 23 -- Not many in today's generation would relate to the legendary Pradip Kumar Banerjee, PK as he was known, but he was one of the charismatic footballers of his times when this sport had its golden run in India. So much so that he was even recognised as the greatest Indian footballer of the 20th century by FIFA. Few can match his record even today, that of two Olympics (Melbourne 1956, Rome 1960), three Asian Games (58, 62, 66), gold medallist as a player and a bronze holder as a coach (1970 Bangkok). And at a time when European football was a dream than a reality, PK's pace, power and grace were much talked about. When he played, football had a five-forward system. But he could double up as both a right-winger and a centre...
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