Padmashree Pradeep Kumar Banerjee said goodbye to the world. PK Banerjee's death | ZNDM NEWS

Former captain of the Indian football team and Padmashree Pradeep Kumar Banerjee, who has been suffering from a chest infection for a long time, who died in Kolkata on Friday afternoon. Was admitted to Medica Super Specialty Hospital in Kolkata. Those who were placed on full support ventilators in the past

Former captain of the Indian football team and Padmashree Pradeep Kumar Banerjee, who has been suffering from a chest infection for a long time, who died in Kolkata on Friday afternoon. Was admitted to Medica Super Specialty Hospital in Kolkata. Those who were kept on full support ventilators in the past, but today even after the best efforts of doctors, they could not be saved. Banerjee Kajal was born in Jalpaiguri, West Bengal on June 23, 1936, and has now stopped this journey in 83 years. Let us tell that P. P. was the subject of pride of India football team. K Banerjee comes in the list of great players who were awarded the Padma Shri in 1961, the Arjuna Award in 1990, along with being a member of the Gold Medalist team in the Asian Games in 1962, the most important thing is that the Arjuna Award was started in India in 1961 It was for the first time that Banerjee, who was a pioneer of Indian football, was awarded this award for the first time. In his football career, he played 85 matches, including 45 FIFA matches. Along with this, FIFA also awarded him the highest honor - FIFA ORDER OF MERIT in 2004 for his services to football.