When the Legendary Brazilian football player and Former World Player of the year Ronaldinho visited Mumbai on Friday he said that the Premier Futsal will be a bigger success this year.

“I am happy to be here (in India). The very first season was a huge success that motivated everyone at the back here. This season is going to be a bigger success. I am very happy to be hear and receive the love of fans and people from India,” said the Former Barcelona player.

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“I believe the improvement in FIFA ranking (in football) will help Futsal especially after the success of last year. It will also help other sports to grow,” Former Ballon D’or winner said.

Premier Futsal announced three year association with Ronaldinho. The Premier Futsal season 2 will kick-start on September 15 at the NSCI. The two other Indian cities that will host the games are Delhi and Bangalore.

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The semifinals and finals will be played in Dubai. The first season of the Premier Futsal was staged in Chennai and Goa. Six teams will lock horns against each other seven times before going to the semifinals. All the matches will be broadcast live on Sony Network.