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VIDEO: Swansea’s Indian origin star Neil Taylor in Kolkata

Neil Taylor in Kolkata

Swansea City FC and Wales star Neil Taylor visited Kolkata on Tuesday as part of the “Kolkata Goalz” project.

“Kolkata Goalz” is a Premier Skills programme building upon the “Kickz” programme in the UK, which is a project in partnership between the British Council, the English Premier League and the Metropolitan Police which uses football as a tool to engage with and develop the skills of young people.

The 24 year old India origin left-back faced the local media upon his arrival in Kolkata and continued his visit to I-League side East Bengal’s club tent on the Kolkata Maidan where he interacted and played some football with the underprivileged footballers, coaches and co-ordinators of the “Kolkata Goalz” project.

Here is some footage of Neil’s visit to Kolkata including a few statements from the Welsh international…