33-year-old Spanish defensive midfielder Borja Fernandez etched his name in ISL history when he scored for ATK, then called Atletico De Kolkata, in the first match of the first season of the Indian Super League against Mumbai City FC on October 12, 2014.
Fernandez scored from an incredible long-range shot in the historic match as ATK went on to win 3-0 on the night and began a revolution in Indian football.
As a result,
📽️ @BorjaFF is celebrating today his 38 birthday and took the ocasion to bring up some memories from his stage at @IndSuperLeague with @ATKFC— Real Valladolid CF EN (@realvalladolidE) January 14, 2019
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Two-time #HeroISL champion and the first-ever Hero of the Match recipient, @BorjaFF reflected on his time in India .— Indian Super League (@IndSuperLeague) January 16, 2019
Would you like to see the Spaniard back in the Indian top flight?#HeroISL #LetsFootball #FanBannaPadega https://t.co/JvsEgufABl
Usually, foreigners find it pretty difficult to adjust to conditions in India but Borja remains extremely fond of the culture here and would return back if given the chance. He concluded, "