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Japanese Arata Izumi looks at the ball during a performance for the... News PhotoBall,India,Looking,Pune,Soccer,Sport,VerticalPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPJapanese Arata Izumi looks at the ball during a performance for the press in Pune on January 31, 2013. Izumi who plays for Pune FC as a midfielder, gave up his Japanese citizenship and got his Indian passport in August, has become the first foreign national to be selected for the Indian football team. Born to an Indian father and Japanese mother, Arata had an Indian birth certificate, but he became a Japanese citizen after his parents separated. AFP PHOTO/ STR (Photo credit should read STRDEL/AFP/Getty Images)