BENGALURU: Bengaluru FC today announced former India captain Rahul Dravid as their ambassador for the upcoming ISL season.
"It’s great to be an ambassador for Bengaluru FC, a team who I have been tracking across the last four seasons. Also, the connect is instant given I am a Bangalore boy," said Dravid.
"The way the city has responded to BFC has been tremendous and the club has some of the most passionate fans.
The ISL will be a new chapter in the club’s history and I’m looking forward to being part of it in my capacity with BFC."
“It’s great to be an ambassador for Bengaluru FC, a team who I have been tracking across the last four seasons. Also, the connect is instant given I am a Bangalore boy.” #DravidIsABlue pic.twitter.com/l8V9o4ANUa— Bengaluru FC (@bengalurufc) November 14, 2017
Bengaluru FC CEO, Parth Jindal felt the club has found a perfect fit in Dravid.
"Getting Rahul Dravid involved with Bengaluru FC is a huge honour for all of us. Being a true Bengalurian and a believer in youth, we can think of no one who imbibes the values and ethics of this club more than him."
The Blues kick-off their debut season in the ISL with a home fixture against Mumbai City FC on November 19 at the Sree Kanteerava Stadium.