Bet it will be easier for a young English born Indian/Pakistani footballer to get into the India or Pakistani national team than it has been for a similar kid to make progress in cricket in the UK.
Interesting times in Asia for football.
Asian Football Business Review reports:
South Asian giants plan football promotion series for their expatriates in England
An innovative joint marketing effort by the All India Football Federation and the Pakistan Football Federation, will promote football to over 2 million of their countries' compatriates and their decendents living in England through three international friendlies.
The series, to run from 25 August to 11 September with matches scheduled (but not yet confirmed) in Manchester, Coventry and London,