/Giggs impressed with Pakistan youngsters' love for soccer

Giggs impressed with Pakistan youngsters' love for soccer


AP

Published 11:15 a.m. ET July 9, 2017 | Updated 1:13 p.m. ET July 9, 2017

ISLAMABAD (AP) — Former Manchester United and Wales winger Ryan Giggs said Sunday he was impressed with Pakistan youngsters’ love for soccer after seven iconic footballers, also including Ronaldinho, featured in a rare two-game exhibition series in the country.

“Football is huge here especially with the younger generation,” Giggs said.

Thousands of football fans watched the stars in two seven-a-side matches at Karachi and Lahore. The games were also broadcast live by state-owned Pakistan Television and private television channel Geo Super.

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