Top Telugu-Origin Footballers Who Play For Internationally Renowned Teams!


1) Vikash Dhorasoo:
Vikash Dhorasoo was born in Harfleur, France but is actually of Indo-Mauritian origin belonging to the Telugu community. He started his professional career with Le Havre but his best spell was at Lyon where he spent five seasons and won two French league titles with them. Dhorasoo also spent one season with the Italian giants AC Milan, with whom he won a Champions league runners-up medal in 2005.

He had 18 caps for the France National Team and was even part of their 2006 World Cup squad but was left on the bench throughout the tournament. Played along with Zinedine Zidane, Miroslav Klose. After retiring from the game in 2007, Dhorasoo became the chairman of French club L ‘Entente SSG.



2) Furdjel Narsingh :
Born in Amsterdam, Furdjel is the elder brother of current Dutch international player Luciano Narsingh. The Narsingh brothers are of Indian origin – their grandparents were immigrant workers from Andhra Pradesh – and spend his youth careers at Zeeburgia, AZ and Ajax.



3) Luciano Narsingh
He is the younger brother of Furdjel. He spent his youth career with his brother at Zeeburgia, AZ and Ajax clubs.

Narsingh scored his first international goal in a 4–2 defeat to Belgium on 15 August 2012. He was involved in the Netherlands’ qualification for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, scoring once and giving three assists in 4 games, until his injury. Narsingh was unable to participate in the World Cup due to his injury. He was the part of Netherlands national team at the European Championship in 2012.


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