John grew up watching Argentine footballer Diego Maradona’s skilful play thanks to his father, who woke him up early in the morning to watch football matches. Soon he started playing himself. So much so, that he now says, "I would have played for India, but I had to make a choice between football and my MBA."Read: Building a fan base for football is the biggest challenge: John AbrahamBut now, at 41, he is living his childhood passion, in a different way of course.So, which team is he backing this time? "Well, I need to study the teams very carefully to be honest. But, if I had to put a little bit of money on three or four teams, I would go with Germany and Argentina, and I wouldn’t rule out Spain and maybe Brazil," he says.