John Abraham want to take a role in the Hocky Indian League team. He is very much person in sports. His latest movie 1911 tells the story of football which revolves around two popular football clubs Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.
Being just an actor and endorsing the team would mean just sitting in the dugout or probably in the stand wearing dark glasses or dancing to an item song. That’s exactly I didn’t want to do. I wanted to practice and play with the team, decide the strategy and pick players,” the 41-year-old said.
“The WAVE group approached me and said they want me to be a part of the Hockey India League and endorse the Delhi Wave riders. We both came to a conclusion that I need to co-own the team to run it and do more than just being a face,” he added.