You have seen him play brilliant strikes on-field and entertain us to the core onscreen, but there is still one unseen side of Mandeep you absolutely cannot miss. Yes, we are talking about his childhood days. Today we bring to you some rare images of Indian Hockey Player Mandeep Singh, which will surely bring a smile on your face.
Birth : Mandeep Singh, is born on 25 January 1995 in Jalandhar, Punjab. Mandeep hails from the same village,Mithapur as the legendary Pargat Singh. He started playing Hockey at the age of 6.
Career Debut: A stellar performance in the 2013 Hockey India League where he scored 10 goals in 13 matches,saw him earn a berth in the National squad for the Hockey World League 2.
Childhood Aspirations: As a kid, Mandeep wanted to be a cricketer, but his family pushed him to pursue hockey.
Mandeep learnt the tricks of the trade, from his coach Baljit Singh Saini at the Surjit Hockey Academy. Seen here is a rare picture with his teammates Varun Kumar and Harjeet Singh.
The Goal Machine:
Mandeep, a born scorer is capable of scoring back to back so goals. Seen here is Mandeep with his teammates at the All India Balwant Singh Kapur Hockey Tournament for Mata Parkash Kaur Cup 2006.
Speciality: Mandeep is known for his solid positioning, that is what earns him goals. Seen here is young Mandeep, accepting a trophy for his performance at one of the local tournament.
Always the Star of his Village:
Little Mandeep standing in an open jeep decorated with flowers and balloons and taken to his home in Mithapur village after winning a tournament.