Hi everyone, I will be making my first trip to Kolkata in mid-October, the 43-year-old musician wrote on his official Facebook page. I know there are a huge number of Brazilian fans living in Kolkata and I’m looking forward to meeting them, he added. He will also meet West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and gift her a T-shirt.
He further said that he would like to learn cricket from city icon Sourav Ganguly. I know cricket is very popular and this time I want to learn cricket from Bengali Dada.
I will also connect with sponsors, participate in many charity programs and promote the beautiful game. Let the samba magic begin on this Durga Puja… Ami tomader bhalo bhashi (I love you all), he added.
The Brazilian is expected to arrive on October 16 and stay in the city for two days before leaving for Dhaka, an official privy to the development told PTI.
Besides participatingIn a charity soccer match, the 2002 World Cup winner will interact with all comers. to the soccer academy and will also open Durga Puja pandals across the city.