I got news for everyone out there. It’s the National Sports Day today!! Yeah, we’ve been hearing about the Arjuna Awards over the past couple of days. But, when the day comes no newspaper reports about it.

It is actually the birth anniversary of arguably the greatest sportsperson India has ever produced.. Major Dhyan Chand.

They broke his stick in Holland (1928) to check for a magnet; the Japanese (1932) decided it was glue; Adolf Hitler (1936) offered to make him a corporal.


I am too distraught to write more on this. Go here, here and here to read more about him.