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PHOTO: Leeds United legend with Alessandro Del Piero

Leeds hero Olivier Dacourt posed with Juventus icon Alessandro Del Piero in India.

Former Leeds United hero Olivier Dacourt met up with Italian football great Alessandro Del Piero as the Indian Soccer League kicked off.

Many former greats from around the globe are enjoying swansongs on the sub-continent as India launches their most ambitious football project, including the likes of Robert Pires, Nicolas Anelka, and even David James.

Del Piero is among the most high profile names, with his Delhi Dynamos side in action on Tuesday.

Ex-Leeds and Everton star Dacourt is a big champion of Indian football, a regular visitor to the nation, with Goal previously reporting that he has 'completed a thesis' on the country's football set up.

Dacourt also works regularly nowadays as a French football pundit, and has been in India over the last month gearing up for the launch of the ISL.

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