National Sports Day: Remembering Indian hockey legend Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand

Dhyan Chand. Submit Pic On the event of Dhyan Chand’s birth anniversary and National Sports Day, here are some uncommon realities about the best hockey gamer of perpetuity – Dhyan Chand.

>> > > After seeing Dhyan Chand play at Adelaide in 1935, Sir Donald Bradman remarked, “He scores objectives like runs in cricket!”

>> > > Known as “The Wizard” for his excellent ball control, Chand played his last international match in 1948, having scored more than 400 objectives during his international profession.

>> > > He scored over 1000 objectives in his profession, from 1926 to 1948.

>> > > Dhyan Chand was also called ‘Hockey Ka Jadugar’.

>> > > Major Dhyan Chand’s birthday is celebrated as National Sports Day in India.

>> > > He was called Chand by his team-mates due to the fact that he utilized to wait on the moon to come out for practice.

>> > > During the 1936 Olympic last against Germany, it’s said that Dhyan Chand removed his spiked shoes & & stockings in the Second half and had fun with bare foot. He handled to score and scored three goals.

>> > > In the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Dhyan Chand who was the flag-bearer, refused to salute Hitler.

>> > > In Berlin, Adolf Hitler wished to buy his stick after viewing the final match versus Germany.

>> > > As soon as, while playing a hockey game, Significant Dhyan Chand was unable to score a goal versus the opposition group. After several misses, he argued with the match referee regarding the measurement of the goal post, and astonishingly, it was discovered to not be in conformation with the main width of a goal post (as prescribed under global rules).

>> > > After India played its first match in the 1936 Olympics, Dhyan Chand’s magical stickwork drew crowds from other venues to the hockey field. A German newspaper brought a banner heading: ‘The Olympic complex now has a magic program too.’ The next day, there were posters all over Berlin: Check out the hockey arena to see the Indian magician Dhyan Chand in action.

>> > > After seeing his respected play at the 1936 Berlin Olympics, Adolf Hitler provided Dhyan Chand, a Significant in the British Indian Army, German citizenship and an offer to promote him to the rank of a Colonel. Dhyan Chand rejected the offer.

>> > > In Holland, the authorities broke his hockey stick to check if there was a magnet inside.

>> > > On one celebration, a girl from the audience asked Dhyan Chand to have fun with her walking stick instead. He scored objectives even with them.

>> > > Residents of Vienna, Austria, honoured him by establishing a statue of him with 4 hands and four sticks, portraying his control and proficiency over the ball.

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