England and Premier League legend Alan Shearer will visit Mumbai as part of 'The Football Movement' 2017, a football and business conference between stakeholders in India and the United Kingdom.
The conference is all set to take place on March 2nd and 3rd and is a partnership between the UK department for International Trade and India on Track.
Besides a delegation from the Premier League's top clubs, the conference will also feature the likes of Richard Scudamore who is the Premier League's Executive Chairman.
The theme for this year's gathering is aptly titled - 'Strengthening the football ecosystem in India'.
Talking about the speaking opportunity, Shearer said that he was delighted to be part of the discussion to propel football in India.
“I’ve seen the power football has to bring communities together all over the world, whether through playing or coming together to watch the sport. It’s fantastic to see the growing interest in the Premier League in India and I hope that The Football Movement will identify opportunities and help establish partnerships that will contribute to the continued development of the local game,” he asserted.
Incidentally, the Premier League trophy will also be on display at the conference.