Diego Forlon at reality show match at Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata

Kolkata: August 8 (Calcutta Tube): World Cup’s Golden Ball winner Diego Forlan was Sunday accorded a standing ovation by thousands of soccer fans as he appeared in an exhibition soccer at the Salt Lake Stadium here. The 31-year-old play maker of Atletico Madrid was here to co-host a football reality show for private TV channel Mahuaa Bangla, which concluded with the exhibition match between The Challengers and city soccer giants Mohun Bagan, which the latter won by goals from Isfaq Ahmed and Santosh Oraon.

Photos: Avishek MItra / IBNS.

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