Video: An Indian village boy makes it to Germany's top football club

Chandan Nayak has been chosen to travel to Munich to get a two-month training at the reputed club. Photograph:( Reuters )

Reuters New Delhi, India Sep 15, 2016, 10.32 AM (IST) WION Edge

Defeating all odds, an 11-year-old football player from Odisha's Sabar Sahi slum has made the country proud by making his way to Germany's Bayern Munich Club.

 

The young football genius, Chandan Nayak, has been chosen to travel to Munich to get a two-month training at the reputed club. Nayak, who hails from an extremely underprivileged family, will stay there as an academy player in an all-expenses-paid junior football camp.

Bayern Munich is a German sports club based in Munich, Bavaria, best known for its professional football team, which plays in the Bundesliga. It is the most successful club in German football history, having won a record 26 national titles and 18 national cups.

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