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The football team, however, has used some sort of shade of blue for decades. At the turn of the 21st century, India wore a sky blue shirt with black shorts and sky blue socks as their kit. In 2002, the All India Football Federation signed a deal with German manufacturer Adidas to produce the India kit.
India’s tryst with football first began way back in 1924, under the British regime with a team consisting of both Indians and Englishmen. Since then, the Indian football team endured an upward rising curve with the zenith coming in the early 1950s and 60s when India were regulars in major footballing events across the country.
India’s golden era was during the 1950s and early 1960s arguably, when under the coaching of Syed Abdul Rahim, the team won the Gold Medal in the inaugural Asian Games in Delhi in 1951, and repeated the feat in the 1962 Asian Games in Jakarta. The Asian Games Gold in 1951 was India’s first-ever major trophy.
Football in India has historically been among the top 3 most popular sports in terms of players participation and TV Viewership, together with long time number one cricket and re-emerging kabaddi. India's current top domestic football league is Indian Super League, formed as an unrecognised professional league with eight teams (now 11) to ...