'A legend and a pioneer' - Indian sporting world pays tribute to PK Banerjee

PK Banerjee (right) scored in all but one game at the 1962 Asian Games, where India won the gold. Khelupdates.com

Pradip Kumar (PK) Banerjee, one of the greatest Indian footballers of all time, died in Kolkata on Friday following a prolonged illness. Here's how prominent sportspersons and organizations paid tributes to the former India captain.

Players, celebrities and journalists

Sunil Chhetri

Sachin Tendulkar

Pritam Kotal

Sourav Ganguly

Wriddhiman Saha

Praful Patel

Mamata Banerjee

Rajdeep Sardesai

Gautam Bhattacharya

Ajay Devgn

Had the good fortune of meeting football legend PK Banerjee in Kolkata during the Maidaan schedule in November. Sad to hear about his demise. RIP, the man with the golden kick #PKBanerjee. pic.twitter.com/ckqszWD9Og

Balwant Singh


Mumbai City FC

Kerala Blasters

Odisha FC

FC Goa