World Cup Facts - NO SHOES; NO PLAY!!
You know friends; India was once invited to play for foot ball World Cup! It was in the 1950 Brazil World Cup. India played well against France in 1948 and due to this, our country got an invitation. People were excited and players were proud of that achievement. However, India decided not to play. An astonishing decision took everyone by surprise. You know, what was the reason for such a rare decision? The Indian players were not familiar playing – by wearing sports shoes! According to the FIFA rules, players should wear sports shoes while playing. Thus India abandoned the World Cup Tour of 1950! Friend, now it seems to be a joke; but it is a true story.