5 unknown Indian origin players


Dilan Markanday

Dilan is one of the most talented player from the Tottenham U23 team. Dilan is a attacking midfielder and also has the ability to operate from the right wing. Dilan has played for Tottenham youth, U18 and U23 teams and holds impressive stats

Dilan was a crucial player for Tottenham U18 team which finished runner ups in the league. He played 21 games out of 22, more than any other player in squad. He managed to score 11 goals and he had a streak where he scored in 5 consecutive matches. After having a brilliant season with the Spurs U18 team, he is with the Tottenham U23 team. He has also played in UEFA Youth League and EFL Trophy. although Dilan has not yet played for England National in youth categories. Will we see him playing for India anytime soon?

Joshua Pynadath

Joshua Pynadath currently plays for Ajax Youth team.The 18 years old American who has Indian descent plays on the left wing. He was playing Red Star soccer academy. At the age of 11, He came into spotlight when Real Madrid signed him for their Youth team. He is the first Indian origin player to do so. Arch rival of Real Madrid, FC Barcelona were also interested in signing the winger but he decided to sign for the most successful Champions League club.

In 2015, Joshua moved to Ajax. He played for their youth teams. He made his professional debut when he came on as substitute for Jong Ajax against Jong PSV in the Eerste Divisie. Joshua has played for United States U15, U17 and U18 team. He was also in the American squad in when they played a Sports chain tournament where India was also a participant. This season, He is playing for Ajax in the U19 Eredivisie, UEFA Youth League and few other tournaments.