The Hero Indian Super League (ISL) is particularly well known for how it promotes young Indian talent, be it Lallianzuala Chhangte, Ayush Chhetri, or Bengaluru FC’s Indian midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam. The latter is a player of utmost significance for the Blues and is everpresent, having played in all of the 14 matches for Bengaluru FC in the Hero ISL 2022-23 season.

Born on August 7, 2000, Wangjam made his professional debut for I-League side Indian Arrows, has won the 2020-21 AIFF Emerging Player of the Year award and was a part of the Indian U-17 team at the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2017.

“Football is everything for me since my childhood, I started playing football at the age of 11. I give a lot of credit to my elder sister who is like my second mother, for what I am today,” Wangjam said while speaking to

For someone who has done so much at such a young age, the Blues supporters consider Wangjam as a proper bull who is ready to fight every battle on the field and he is there to make sure that you would not want to mess with him for the abilities he carries on the pitch at the age of 22.

Wangjam is a player who you want to be present in the team when you are facing a tough opponent for the workrate he produces is next to none, and also with the kind of understanding and thinking the midfielder makes it easier for his teammates to play.

“The Blues have given him so many names already and with good reason, he is like a proper bull in a fight and you do not want to get in a fight with him. He is that kind of a player,” stated anchor and commentator Anant Tyagi.

“If you are playing a difficult game you want Suresh Wangjam in the side because he is always running for the team and he makes it easier for the players to play up front,” said Darren Caldeira.

The head coach of Bengaluru FC, Simon Grayson, is highly impressed by the professionalism of Wangjam, be it on the pitch or off of it. Also the kind of hard work and energy he brings to the team is quite appreciated by head coach Grayson.

“He has got a fantastic attitude, is professional both on and off the pitch. He trains hard every day and he takes that into the game with constantly wanting to improve, talk about his game,” said head coach Simon Grayson.

Wangjam’s teammates are also all praise about the youngster who is always keen to learn new things and Sandesh Jhingan shares the same opinion who said, “He is a lovely guy, one thing I noticed in him and I admire is that he is very eager to learn.”

Suresh Singh Wangjam is a player who is never short of motivation and wants to keep performing at the highest level and keep on improving in order to help the Blues achieve the playoff spot and be among the top teams in the league, and help Bengaluru FC be where it belongs, right in the top half of the Hero ISL table.

“Everyone prepares to win, and as a team, we are really motivated, and we want to reach the top four,” Wangjam concluded.