Indian Super League franchise Bengaluru FC on Tuesday 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 Im looking forward to being part of it in my capacity with BFC."
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.