Shah Rukh Khan, who portrayed the role of coach Kabir Khan in the movie Chak de India, has urged the Indian women's hockey team coach Sjoerd Marijne to bring back the gold for a billion family members. Sjoerd Marijne had taken to social media to inform his family that he will be coming home later than expected with India now scheduled to face Argentina at the Oi Hockey Stadium in the semifinals on August 4.
Shah Rukh retweeted Marijne's epic selfie with his players after their historic win over Australia and wrote," Haan haan no problem. Just bring some Gold on your way back.for a billion family members. This time Dhanteras is also on 2nd Nov. From: Ex-coach Kabir Khan."
Haan haan no problem. Just bring some Gold on your way back….for a billion family members. This time Dhanteras is also on 2nd Nov. From: Ex-coach Kabir Khan. https://t.co/QcnqbtLVGX
— Shah Rukh Khan (@iamsrk) August 2, 2021
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Marijne thanked Shah Rukh for his support to the women's hockey team and got into a fun banter as he called himself the 'real coach'.
Thank you for all the support and love. We will give everything again.
From: The Real Coach. https://t.co/TpKTMuFLxt
— Sjoerd Marijne (@SjoerdMarijne) August 2, 2021
India will face off against Argentina in the semifinal. This will be India's first-ever semifinal at the Olympics, and even if they lose, they will compete in the Bronze medal match.