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Indian football will make history on Friday when its under-17 team lines up against the US in the country’s first football World Cup match.

Footballers from the remote north-east, the sons of rickshaw drivers and a player who grew up in “utmost poverty” have made the national squad for the under-17 World Cup finals, which are being held in six Indian cities.

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