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Premier Futsol: Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes and Hernan Crespo part of stellar line-up

Some of the game's greats are taking part in the Premier Futsol football tournament.

The footballing stars of yesteryear are in Dubai for the Premier Futsol football tournament.

The 5-a-side event, which involves six Indian-based franchises, is being held at Al Wasl Sports Club until Sunday.

Each side has a retired footballing great in their side.

On Wednesday night it was Bengaluru Royals, who have former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes leading the ranks, up against Chennai Singhams, who had Hernan Crespo in their line-up, with Bengaluru prevailing 9-3.

Wednesday's other game saw Mumbai Warriors, inspired by Ryan Giggs, defeat Kerala Cobras 6-3.

The other stars on show in the tournament are Ronaldinho (Delhi Dragons), Michel Salgado (Kerala) and Deco (Telugu Tigers).

Thursday is a rest day, with the semi-finals taking place on Friday and Saturday, before the final takes place on Sunday.

Updated: September 27, 2017 09:47 PM