Shibdas Bhaduri

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Shibdas Bhaduri
Personal information
Full name Shibdas Bhaduri
Date of birth (1887-11-06)6 November 1887
Place of birth Barisal, British India
Date of death 26 February 1932(1932-02-26) (aged 44)
Place of death Puri, India

Shibdas Bhaduri (1887–1932) was an Indian professional footballer who captained Mohun Bagan in the historic 1911 IFA Shield Final, where they defeated the East Yorkshire Regiment with a score of 2-1 to become the first Asian team to win the competition.[1]

Shibdas along with his elder brother Bijoydas Bhaduri played as a forward in the 1911 final and scored the equalizer to level the match 1-1 before Abhilash Ghosh scored the winner.

While visiting the Indian pilgrim town of Puri in 1932, Shibdas contracted malaria and died at the age of 44 years.

In 2003 he posthumously received the Mohun Bagan Ratna Award from Mohun Bagan.[1]

In the 2011 movie Egaro, Shibdas Bhaduri is portrayed by actor Hirak Das. Abhilash Ghosh is portrayed by Ronodeep Bose. In an upcoming Bollywood movie based on the 1911 IFA Shield final match, Shibdas will be portrayed by actor John Abraham.