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Sachin Tendulkar joins Facebook, 400,000 likes within hours

New Delhi, Sep 12 (): Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar joined  social networking site Facebook, on Monday. Within hours of joining Facebook, his page received tremendous response from the fans – he received more than 400,000 ‘likes’ in just few hours.

The official page of Tendulkar is managed by Seven3Rockers. He confirmed his joining to Facebook by posting a video message on his page. Sachin has been a member of one another famous social networking site Twitter and now he has linked it with his account on Facebook.

Tendulkar posted on Twitter account to announce his venture in Facebook as, “Dear friends, I welcome you to my Facebook page”.

About informing his decision in opening a FB page, Tendulkar said that there were many Facebook sites which carry his name without having any interaction with him. So, he decided he would set his own FB page comprising of a catalogue of his entire career meant to share his experiences with his fans and he felt it is a great opportunity to interact with his fans.

Sachin’s Facebook page has a video in which Sachin welcomes his fans. There is a welcome note also in which Sachin says that as a child, he always had dreams of playing for India and he chased his dream of taking the World Cup for about 22 years. Without the support of the fans, his dream of winning the World Cup would not have been possible.

Tendulkar takes this opportunity in Facebook to thank one and all for praying for him and all who wished well for him. He looks forward to share his experience with the fans. He asked all his fans to join him on his Facebook (page) so that he could share his experience and go through the journey together.

The page has a column of his cricket achievements and many photographs including the oath-taking, as a Rajya Sabha member of the Parliament.