Watford FC organizes 'Ball Drop' with Magic Bus Foundation
Watford FC, an English Premier League club based out of London, gathered 600 underprivileged children from various slums of Mumbai at the Bombay Port Trust ground recently With the intention of giving back to the community. Watford FC has been active in engaging with its Indian fan base for over a year now.
The event took place on Sunday morning where the Magic Bus children were greeted by a performance by Akshay Yadav, India's football freestyler, who mesmerized the children by showcasing various skills.
After the performance, multiple footballs were thrown in the air from different parts of the ground causing a visual spectacle for the kids, joyously trying to grab the balls..
Magic bus Association commenting on the occasion said: "We would like to thank Watford FC for giving all 600 children a football each. The children are very happy and excited to get the footballs."
Watford FC said in a statement: "We're really happy that we could give back to the Indian community after such amazing support this season. A ball can change a child's life and that was the whole thought behind the ball drop with Magic Bus."IANS