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Tokyo Olympics: From Shahrukh Khan to Taapsee Pannu, B-Town celebs cheer for Men’s hockey team

by Sayabachi Kundu
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Mumbai: Indian men’s hockey team defeated Germany 5-4 to win a bronze medal in Tokyo Olympics. Everyone is congratulating the team a lot and patting it on the back. Bollywood celebs are also second to none and are congratulating the team on the victory by widening their chest.

Here’s the reaction of Bollywood celebs:

Shahrukh Khan: Wow!! Indian Men’s Hockey Team Congratulations. Resilience and skill at its peak. What an exciting match.

Akshay Kumar: Congratulations to Team India for creating history! Olympic medal after 41 years! What a match, what a comeback!

Anil Kapoor: Phenomenal win .. wish my dad was alive to see this historic day will be happy up there .. Thank you so much men’s hockey team ..congratulations !!!

Nimrat Kaur: Many congratulations to the Indian men’s hockey team..

Taapsee Pannu: And Yeh Bronze

The Indian Men’s Hockey Team played with all their heart to bring the entire nation joy on a memorable Thursday as they scripted history with a fantastic 5-4 win against a fighting Germany in the Bronze medal play-off match here at the Oi Hockey Stadium. This victory ended the country’s 41-year medal drought at the Olympic Games and has scripted India’s resurgence in global hockey. It was Simranjeet Singh (17′, 34′), Hardik Singh (27′), Harmanpreet Singh (29′), Rupinder Pal Singh (31′) who scored while PR Sreejesh came up with some outstanding saves in the dying seconds of a historic win at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

Earlier in the game, Germany played out the first quarter with incredible pace in their attack and displayed their intent to put India on the backfoot right from the start. Tactical play inside India circle by Timm Herzbruch who pushed the ball to Florian Fuchs. He in turn setup Timur Oruz to score Germany’s first goal in the 2nd minute of the match. Though India had an opportunity to equalise in the 7th minute when they earned a PC but it was fired away wide from the target by Rupinder Pal Singh. India’s goalkeeper Sreejesh, on the other hand, made a brilliant save in the 10th minute when he stopped Mats Grambusch from scoring a field goal to extend Germany’s lead. 

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