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India turns to cricket for football inspiration

16 March 2014 Last updated at 12:09 GMT

Efforts have begun to launch a high-budget and high-profile football competition in India.

Taking inspiration from the popular Indian Premier League in cricket, there are preliminary talks of a similar competition for football.

The sport already has plenty of followers due to the popularity of overseas leagues - especially in Europe.

Simon Atkinson reports from Mumbai.

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