New Delhi: Former Manchester United star Nemanja Vidic will be present as a special guest on occasion of the third edition of the Football Movement which is slated to be held in Mumbai, India on February 22 and 23. Also Read - Watch | Rock Python Caught Under The Wheels of a Car in Mumbai, Freed By Rescue Workers

The two-day conference will feature speakers including English Premier League (EPL) managing director Richard Masters, director general of the UK Department for International Trade, India & South Asia and representatives of the Indian Super League (ISL) and the All India Football Federation (AIFF). Also Read - Fire Breaks Out at Mumbai's Exchange Building That Houses NCB Office Probing Drug Angle in SSR Case

Nemanja Vidic said: “It is clearly an exciting time for football in India at the moment. As a professional footballer, I saw firsthand not just the passion for the EPL but also how football can positively impact communities around the world. Also Read - Kangana Ranaut Takes Dig at Maha Govt After Bhiwandi Building Collapse, Says ‘Entire State is Collapsing’

“I am looking forward to bringing some of my own Premier League experiences to the Football Movement conference next week.”

Richard Masters, Premier League Managing Director said: “The continued popularity of the ISL, the success of the recent U-17 FIFA World Cup and the millions of passionate Premier League fans demonstrate the growing interest in football in India.” (With IANS inputs)