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Man Utd greats Giggs, Scholes join Ronaldinho, Crespo in Indian Futsal league

The Indian Premier Futsal League has revealed their top six marquee players for their inaugural season.

Manchester United legends Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes have signed up for the 5-a-side competition which is the 'world's first multi-national franchise-based Futsal league'.

Giggs will turn out for the Mumbai 5s while his former Red Devils teammate Scholes will play for Bengaluru 5s.

Other big names for the Premier Futsal league include former Barcelona and AC Milan star Ronaldinho (Goa), ex-Chelsea and Inter Milan star Herman Crespo (Kolkata), Real Madrid great Michel Salgado (Kochi) and ex-Porto and Barcelona midfielder Deco.

The tournament, which will be staged in Chennai and Goa, has been organised in part by Portugal and Real Madrid hero Luis Figo and will run until July 24.

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