Sachin, who was in Kerala to announce new partners for his football team Kerala Blasters, met Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan to hold talks about the issue.
Besides spreading awareness about drugs and alcohol abuse, Sachin also agreed to set up a residential football academy in the state so as to groom upcoming footballers at international standards.
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The had also showed that Kerala surpassed hard-drinking states like Punjab and Haryana and had the highest per capita liquor consumption with consumption of over 8 liters of liquor per person a year.
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When he was asked what would be Sachin’s role in all this, he said that the modalities would be decided in due course of time.