New Delhi: Former Pakistan hockey player Mansoor Ahmed has appealed to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to grant him a visa so that he can travel to India for a heart transplant. "Today I need a heart and I need the support of the Indian government," Ahmed said In a video posted on YouTube. He then appealed to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj to grant him a visa as soon as possible.
Ahmed was a goalkeeper in the Pakistan team and represented his country in more than 300 international matches. He was part of the team that won the hockey world cup in 1994 in Sydney. Ahmed said that he would like to return to India, where he had played and won many matches, and that he looked forward to meeting former India hockey captain Dhanraj Pillay. (UNI)