New Delhi, Jan 10: India's Sachin Tendulkar on Wednesday thanked his fans as his fan following on the social networking site has crossed nine millions.
Within hours of joining Facebook, Sachin Tendulkar had a staggering four lakh fans to his name in September 2012.
The master blaster's official page had a video message from the master himself welcoming his fans. Though the cricketer is active on another social networking site twitter, his Facebook fan page is managed by Seven3Rockers.
The master blaster overwhelmed with the fan's response, thanked them on his official page "9 million thanks!!! Thank you for making me feel so special."
When he joined Facebook, he had posted a message welcoming his fans.
"I'll like to welcome you to my facebook family. As a child I always dreamt of playing cricket for India and I chased my dream of winning the World Cup for 22 years. It wouldn't have been possible without your support. I wanna take this opportunity to thank all of you for having prayed for me and wish well for me."
"I look forward to sharing my experience with you, join me on my facebook so that we both can share this experience and go through this journey together."
Having announced his ODI retirement, Sachin Tendulkar's fans have been waiting to get a glimpse of their dmei-god. This happens to be the most easiest way to reach the star batsman who has completed 23 years in international cricket and has achieved all the phenomenal feats during his career.