|Indian Professional Footballer
|Physical Stats & More
|in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 7”
|in Kilograms- 62 kg
in Pounds- 136 lbs
|- Chest: 38 Inches
- Waist: 30 Inches
- Biceps: 12 Inches
|In Gothia Cup in Sweden in 2013, he showed stellar performance and caught the attention of scouts of the local club IF Brommapojkarna then the Swedish club invited him to give a trial for their U-17 side.
|Career Turning Point
|CD Leganes academy director Jorge Broto Benavente was impressed by Ishan Pandita's physical quality and goal scoring attributes and signed him up.
|Date of Birth
|Age (as in 2016)
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign
|International School Bangalore, British School in Manila
|Christiano Ronaldo, Luis Suárez, Philippe Coutinho, Gareth Bale
|Girls, Family & More
Some Lesser Known Facts About Ishan Pandita
- Does Ishan Pandita smoke?: Not Known
- Does Ishan Pandita drink Alcohol?: Not Known
- Ishan Pandita was born in Bangalore in 1998 who also has Kashmiri roots. He went to the Philippines at a very early age and started playing soccer at the age of six. The Indian joined a British School in Manila and was coached by British coaches since the starting of his career and has the essence of the English style of football involved in him.
- Pandita came back to Bengaluru from the Philippines in 2009 and became one of the best players of the International School Bangalore football team; he was named the captain of the school team.
- He featured in the BDCA’s A division and C division state level football leagues for the Student Unions and the Bangalore Yellows. In 2012 the youngster displayed his talents at the ‘Airtel Rising Star’, a talent hunt organised by 20-time Premier League champions Manchester United at Bengaluru.
- The striker got his first break during the Gothia Cup in Sweden in 2013. He put a great performance thus he caught the eyes of scouts of the local club IF Brommapojkarna. The Swedish club invited him to give a trial for their U-17 side.
- In 2014, Pandita joined the Intersoccer Madrid football academy in Spain. This Madrid-based academy helped him to secure a place in Alcobendas CF, a feeder club for Atletico Madrid.
- While playing in Spain, he was selected for the U-18 UD Almeria side. Although Pandita featured for the club, he was yet to sign a professional contract at Almeria.
- Prior to joining CD Leganes, he gave a trial at Getafe FC. Although he passed his trial, he did not join the side. Getafe got relegated last season and Pandita harboured dreams of playing for a La Liga side.
- CD Leganes academy director Jorge Broto Benavente liked his physical attributes and goal scoring abilities and signed him up.