MAGICIAN OF HOCKEY – DHYAN CHAND (8 Unknown Facts of His Career)

Major Dhyan Chand is commonly reflected to be the best hockey player of all time in India. His goal scoring skill was astonishing and the opposition defenders were often made to look like sitting ducks in front of this magician from India.

Dhyan Chand played an essential role in India’s winning three uninterrupted Olympic gold medals in 1928, 1932 and 1936 games.

The day when he was born 29th August, is celebrated as the National Sports Day in India. On this day, the President gives awards to deserving players, such as Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award, Arjuna award and Dronacharya award.

Let us take a look at a few interesting facts about the legend Major Dhyan Chand: