|Full name Paresh Shivalkar|
Weight 62 kg
Height 1.74 m
|Playing position |
Role Football player
Place of birth Mumbai, India
Name Paresh Shivalkar
|Date of birth (1981-07-13) July 13, 1981 (age 34)|
Current team Mumbai F.C. (#20 / Midfielder)
Paresh Shivalkar free kick Mumbai fc
Paresh Shivalkar (born 1981) is an Indian football player. He is currently playing for Mumbai F.C as a central midfielder and left winger.
Till 12th strandard, he never took the game seriously. He started playing for Sky Hawks at the local league, this was his first introduction to serious football. In Sky Hawks, he played under the tutelage of Vivek sir. He envisioned the potential in him, encouraged him to take the sports seriously.
He was selected for the under-19 and -21 national trials by Maharashtra, however, couldn't make it to the final squad. He moved to Mumbai, and signed for a second division team, Gulf Oil. While playing for Gulf Oil in the Mumbai Football League, he got noticed by Air India FC coach, Bimal Ghosh, he was pretty impressed, and eventually signed him for Air India FC for the next two seasons.
In the 2005 season, he joined Churchill Brothers S.C.. Next season, he returned to Air India FC for good, he was offered a job and captaincy, and stuck for another season.