After enjoying the success of his recent release Parmanu, John is all ready to enjoy the upcoming FIFA World Cup 2018. Owner of the Indian Super League (ISL) football team NorthEast United FC. In a talk with the Indian Express, John expressed his desire to put his money on the football team of Germany. He said, “I support North-East United FC. Oh sorry, that’s my team in ISL (laughs). I support my country. Why would I support another country? But in terms of some of the attractive teams, I think Germany is a team that I would like to put my money on.”
One of the very few actors in Bollywood who enjoy a credit in showcasing India in sports, John Abraham was himself an aspirer of being in Football and was almost a part of the Indian national team, when Bollywood and Modelling grabbed his eye.
John Abraham’s team NorthEast United FC is based in Guwahati and represents eight Indian states of North East India – Assam, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Nagaland, Manipur, Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Tripura.
John has been closely involved with his team ISL. The Assam government even assured to lend him support for setting up a Football academy in Guwahati for aspiring footballers of India.
John is presently involved in his upcoming projects, Satyameva Jayate, Batla House and Romeo Akbar Walter.