Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Scores a Goal in India: Football Legend Set for His Maiden Visit in December

Industry Watch | November 29, 2023 | News

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Manchester United Bengaluru Mumbai Delhi

Football legend Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is all set for his maiden visit to India as Tilak Gaurang Shah, Manchester United fan and founder of Ace of Pubs, will be hosting the exciting three-city tour in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi from December 15 to 17.  

Solskjaer is a renowned name in the football world and enjoys a huge fanbase in India as well. The former Manchester United manager is also among the leading scorers for the club with 126 goals in 366 appearances for the club. His sensational last-minute winning goal in the 1999 Champions League final against Bayern Munich is still fresh in the memories of football fans across the world.

Solskjaer expressed his excitement, “I have heard a lot about Manchester United fans in India from Tilak and I simply had to experience the fandom myself. I’m thrilled to join the fans in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Delhi and looking forward to an unforgettable time. This marks my first visit to the beautiful country, and I can’t wait to be here. Best wishes and see you soon!”

Manchester United fans in India will be treated with a life-time opportunity to get live glimpses of their favourite star as Solskjaer will ignite football fervour across the country when he lands in Bengaluru — the first city of his tour, on December 15.

Tilak, Founder, Ace of Pubs said, “I have been an ardent Manchester United fan for more than two decades now and visit Old Trafford once every quarter for a regular dose of footballing entertainment. After talking to Ole about United’s popularity in India, I knew his network and expertise could act as a catalyst in redefining football back home. Ace of Pubs aspires to infuse the Old Trafford fervour in India. The tour will start from Bengaluru followed by Mumbai and Delhi on December 16 and 17 respectively. This will be a momentous occasion not only for Manchester United supporters but also all football fans in India.”

For Manchester United fans, it will be the best opportunity to get up, close and personal with Solskjaer, who will also share his favourite Premier League tales and every fan, attending the event, will receive an authenticated 1999 Champions League final jersey signed by Solskjaer himself.

During his visit, Solskjaer will hold gala dinners with fans in Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Delhi. Club ITC & ITC Hotels and Johnnie Walker have pledged their support as hospitality and celebration partners respectively. Ace of Trades has come on board as the Corporate engagement partner.

For Manchester United fans it will be the best opportunity as Solskjaer will share his favourite Premier League tales & every fan attending the event, will receive 1999 Champions League final jersey.

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