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Bala Devi becomes First Indian Woman Footballer to play professionally in the World


Bala Devi becomes First Indian Woman Footballer to play professionally in the World


Bala Devi from Manipur Police becomes the first Indian woman to become a professional footballer in the world.

Bala is the current top scorer for the Indian national women's team, netting an impressive 52 times in 58 games since 2010, which also makes her the top international goal scorer in the South Asian region.

Renowned Scottish club Rangers FC announced the signing of women's national team forward Bala Devi, a first in Indian football.

This will make Bala the first Indian woman to become a professional footballer anywhere in the world and she also becomes Rangers' first Asian international footballer.


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