Playing For Humanity: MS Dhoni, Leander Paes play football match in Mumbai

Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor, Samir Kochhar and choreographer Caesar Gonsalves were also among the celebrities who played the match

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On Monday, former Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni was seen playing football with tennis legend Leander Paes and a few actors from Bollywood in Mumbai as part of a charity match organised by Rhiti Sports. Rhiti Sports is the firm that manages both the Indian athletes.

The firm had posted a photo on Facebook of Dhoni and a few other cricketers along with Paes engaged in a game of football. Along with Dhoni, Bollywood actors Arjun Kapoor, Samir Kochhar and choreographer Caesar Gonsalves were also among the celebrities who played the match.

Previously, Dhoni had taken part in a similar charity football match in Mumbai, playing alongside the likes of Nick Jonas and Ishan Khatter post India's Asia Cup win in October last year.

"Captain Cool: MS Dhoni with Indian tennis player Leander Paes in Mumbai for Charity Football Match," read Rhiti Sports' Facebook post:


Dhoni has always been a constant supporter of football in India and therefore, was made the brand ambassador for the Premier League for their telecast on Star Sports.

Currently, he has been on a lengthy break from cricketing duties as he had last played for India in the ODI World Cup in July.

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