From being a chaotic display of brutishness to being the most loved sports in the world - football has come a long way since its inception. The game has had numerous massively influencing figures who have left their mark on the sports - but there are four names in particular who have monolithic contribution towards the evolution of the game to its modern form.
In this series, TheHardTackle will cover some of the most legendary but often forgotten figures of Indian Football. There are players, coaches or administrators who have made a difference to Indian football in their lifetime but are not known to football fans in the current era. In Part-1, we pay homage to Syed Abdul Rahim, 'Rahim Saab' to his players, the architect of modern football in India.