The six foot six 22 year old Punjabi boy named Gurpreet Singh Sandhu is the first Indian to play football for a premier European club. After 79 years, an Indian has finally made it to the first tier of major European league.
The Norwegian Tippeligaen club Stabaek FC signed Sandhu in August of 2014. Gurpreet becomes the only the fifth Indian player to ever play professional football in Europe.
Gurpreet earned himself a permanent contract with the European club and has successfully made it to the first team of the club.
The first appearance of Gurpreet was a very happy one as him and his team won 4-1 against Stabaek FC.
The football league is an estimated 4 levels above the best league in India.