FERNANDO Manilal V.
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Nationality: Sri Lanka 
Date of Birth: 13.10.49
Mother tongue:
 Sinhalese
Other languages: English
Place of Residence: Colombo, Sri Lanka 

Confederation represented 
AFC

FIFA Ex-Co member since 
2011

Other functions in football
Chairman of the management committee football of Sri Lanka. 

Occupation 
Attorney at Law and Chairman HolcimLanka. 

Professional career
Attorney at Law since 1972

Hobbies 
Playing the stock market 

What does football mean to you? 
A passion and a dedication 

Which football club did you support as a child?
Greenfield SC in Sri Lanka and Liverpool FC at international level. 

Did you ever have an idol in football ?
Pele.

What is your fondest footballing memory?
Meeting Pele first of all and being elected at FIFA.

What has been your biggest disappointment in football?
The Sri Lankan national team.